Monthly Archives: November 2008

Rome Day III

Colosseum Originally uploaded by The Toze I got an early start and decided to do the open air bus. I got off at the third stop, the Collosseum at around 9:15 a.m. and then was in the Collosseum until 11:00 … Continue reading

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Rome Day II

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First Day in Rome

My feet are killing me. This is definitely a walking city and if you are a gimp you are in big trouble. I started out by navigating the Metro. It was Vatican Museum, St. Peter’s Basilica and Cistine Chapel Day. … Continue reading

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The Femine Product Incident

I was headed out for my R & R in Rome and at the security check at the Suli airport when they went through my bags we had a tampon incident. Muslim women do not use tampons in the Middle … Continue reading

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24-hour lockdown

Yesterday around 12:30 p.m. I was down in another town two hours South of Suli, when the Deputy Country Director received information about an explosion in Suli. First all expatriate staff were accounted for. Second, we were all restricted to … Continue reading

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Hardships

So, when I first arrived at the end of September I was able to purchase tonic water, but we are now going on our seventh week without tonic water, none of the stores have it and haven’t had it until … Continue reading

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Iraq and the elections

We have all been anxious about the election results and at times I was worried that Obama would not pull it out. Prior to the election it seemed that the majority of Iraqi’s that I spoke to wanted Obama to … Continue reading

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