Esser Agorot has beach fever, no doubt inspired by the hot (and here in Rehovot) humid weather. Much is going on with the Jewish/Israeli bloggers and he has all the action.
I had to take a sherut yesterday to meet my daughter. A sherut is a a van usually carrying 7-10 passengers . I told the driver where I wanted to get off and he told me the ride would cost 6 shekels. On the way I checked with my daughter so I would know where to meet her. When I asked the driver to let me off where she was waiting. He dutifully stopped and I prepared to get off. As I was stepping down he handed me a shekel (actually two fifty agorot pieces) and said:
"You paid too much, the next stop costs 6 but to here it's only 5. "
I think that has to be some kind of a record. Anyway, it's never happened to me before!