Month: September 2014

Maryam

This is a movie review. The ambassador does very good job of bringing locals and Americans together.  I mean, I guess that is their job, interceding between two countries.  But, the Ambassador […]

Raping Gaia

The first mistake was buying a 10 year old car, sight-unseen, from 10,000 miles away.  I was assured, though. that it happens all the time in a diplomatic community.  “Everyone’s pretty trustworthy […]

Jilboob

Read a news article the other day about “Jilboob.”   This was not in the New York Times. Jilbab, in Indonesia, is the wearing by women of head scarves and not the full […]