“Yeek-yeek, woop woop, Why you all in my ear? Talking a whole bunch of shit that I ain’t tryin to hear.” – Ludacris. Logging in this afternoon, I found a particularly heartbreaking comment – more akin to a rant, actually – in the moderation queue to this post, which deals with some of my moreContinue reading ““I hope you get raped” – On living in the Middle East and being a “traitor to women.””
First of all, I have a new hero, his name is Chesley B. Sullenberger, he rocks that pilot’s uniform, and he also rocks crash-landings into the Hudson. La Guardia to Charlotte on US Airways? I’ve gone that route many times. I’m still trying to figure out if anyone I knew was on that plane. Anyway,Continue reading “US Airways Flight 1549 and a Gaza protest nearby”
I’m not making any resolutions, and I’m not even trying to guess what 2009 will bring for me or anyone else. I just want this winter to be over. Still, it was an alright year as far as I was concerned, not a very alright one as far as the world in general was concerned,Continue reading “Happy New Year? Maybe?”
Then watch this space.
Lots of protests about the latest flare-up in Gaza in town today. I’ve been advised to “steer clear,” but there was one going on in my neighbourhood, and it went alright. No craziness. Just some really angry and frustrated people. I don’t have any words on what to do about, well, any of this, really.Continue reading “Gaza Protests in Amman”