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Please Help The Kitties of Egypt

I don’t typically ask on here for people to contribute money to anything, but I wanted to take today to ask people to visit the ChipIn site for Ayda Aly’s Alexandrian Cat Rescue.  Ayda works very hard – feeding cats, … Continue reading

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Just Put Mubarak On Trial Already!

People seem to like open letters, so here’s an open letter to those in power in Egypt: put Mubarak on trial already.  Every day things keep switching back and forth.  He’s dying.  No he’s not.  Just put him on trial … Continue reading

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Remembrances of The Trip To Egypt: Failure To Act To Kill The Targeted Platitude

I have to apologize, I failed to do something about the platitude “denial is not a river in Egypt” while I was actually visiting Egypt in May.  There is no real excuse for this, so I can only apologize.  I should … Continue reading

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Beware The Bathrooms On Egyptian Trains

People traveling to Egypt would be wise to beware the bathrooms on Egyptian trains.  I’m serious about this.  Go before you get on the train.  Hold it until you are off the train again.  Do whatever you have to in … Continue reading

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Tales From Egypt: Just How Dumb Do Carriage Drivers Think I Am?

Today I’d like to discuss just how dumb carriage drivers in Luxor, Egypt think that I am because apparently they think I’m just shy of brain dead.  Now, I may not be the sharpest knife in the drawer, but I … Continue reading

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Something New For Me Not To Care About: Arnold Schwarzenegger

I want to go on record and say that I do not care about the new situation concerning Arnold Schwarzenegger.  I happened to have been out of the US, in Egypt as it happens, for a week and a half … Continue reading

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Traveling In Egypt Is Safer Than People Think

I just got back from wandering around Egypt, and contrary to everyone’s expectations I did not have any trouble at all.  Sure, things may be a bit unstable in Egypt right now, what with shortages, clashes between Christians and Muslims, … Continue reading

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