Monthly Archives: October 2008

Communal Living

For the most part I don’t mind communal living.  It means I don’t have to cook every night, in addition there are three other apartments to scrounge from.  I’m learning to show up right around dinner time. The other night … Continue reading

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Interesting Week

Tiana in her gift Originally uploaded by The Toze Well, it has been an interesting week. First off I think Mercy Corps has a policy against accepting gifts from beneficiaries and if they don’t they should. I received the pictured … Continue reading

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Day to Day

Originally uploaded by The Toze I got back to Iraq on Saturday and missed my one day of weekend. We work Sat – Thursday. On Saturday night the power went out, normally it comes right on again because we have … Continue reading

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Photos from Egypt

King Djoser Pyramid Originally uploaded by The Toze

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Eygpt

T & Camel Originally uploaded by The Toze On the last day of the conference third parties were not allowed to attend so I did a little sightseeing. I hired a car and went to visit the Step Pyramid of … Continue reading

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Talked to Death

Arab League of Nations Originally uploaded by The Toze I’ve been in a conference for the last two days. People have talked and talked and talked and talked. I’m starting to understand the culture more and some of the barriers … Continue reading

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Room with a View in Egypt

Room with a View Originally uploaded by The Toze I arrived in Egypt on four hours of bad sleep. I had slept a couple of hours pulling two couch-like chairs together at Starbucks in the Amman Airport and I slept … Continue reading

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