Monthly Archives: November 2007

The Conference

Drakoulis & Paul the Country Director I spent my first day in Iraq at the guest house preparing for the conference. Paul, Karen, Drakoulis and I had a meeting about the conference around 11:30 a.m. I arrived at the guest … Continue reading

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Into Iraq

Suli Originally uploaded by The Toze It looked like a topographical map; even the mountains were naked, bare of all vegetation. I flew from Jordan to Sulaymānīyah (Suli), which is located in Kurdistan. The airport was small and surrounded by … Continue reading

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Dinner at Senait’s

I had just gotten home from Bahrain and put on my pajamas to try and catch up on my sleep, when my phone rang. It was Senait, my Eritrean friend, inviting me for dinner. I was exhausted. Wanted nothing more … Continue reading

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