“Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” –Winston Churchill
“When people today talk about graffiti it is most frequently thought of with some negative connotation. Some consider it to be synonymous with vandalism or even property destruction.
In January I received an email from out of the blue. Although I recognized the name, I couldn’t believe my eyes. It was from a man I’ve never met, but admire immensely.
“After the Berlin Wall came down I visited that city and I will never forget it. The abandoned checkpoints. The sense of excitement about the future. The knowledge that a great continent was coming together. Healing those wounds of our history is the central story
While wandering the streets of Mostar, Bosnia, two aspects became immediately obvious to us – one good, and one terribly sad.
Its position on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert ensures that Khartoum, Sudan is hellishly hot, ridiculously dry, and exceedingly sandy. When we moved there in the summer of 1984, like most novice expatriates, Terri and I were incredibly excited and determined to immerse ourselves in Sudanese culture.
“I think I’m going to Katmandu, That’s really, really where I’m going to. If i ever get out of here, That’s what I’m gonna do.” –Bob Seger.