Browsing Tag

iraq

  • life

    i’m busy. hoping to get rich.

    my entire bedroom has an orange-pink glow to it as the sun sets. it’s warm & calming. i’m under the covers, computer’s on my lap, and the cat is trying to figure out where…

    3 Jul 2012
  • culture

    like a true hippie.

     ‎1.5 million served. 30,000 wounded. 4,500 lost lives – american lives & iraqi lives.  thousands of iraqis displaced, refugees in other countries now. many of whom i have met here in in sweden. and…

    16 Dec 2011
  • culture nyc

    it’s been 10 years.

    ten years ago today i was standing in my classroom teaching a lesson on something to my special 6-8th grade students. a fellow teacher walked by my door and told me that something had…

    11 Sep 2011
  • culture

    eating together.

    i’ve had the pure joy of being able to sit at a table and share some food with two different groups of people in the past 2 days. wednesday night i had fika with…

    22 Apr 2011