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Summertime

August 31, 2015

Remember the balloon ride?
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Life

August 27, 2015

I realized at lunch after seeing this “Life” water, that I’ve been involved in two women’s projects in Iraq with life-giving names– in ICMP, Keshti Jhyan (Ship of Life) and in WV, Jhyan Center (Life Center). #Life
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Kirkuk

August 24, 2015

After longing to visit for more than a year, I finally had the chance to go to Kirkuk for some meetings… Snapshots from the drive out of the city… So dusty. #Iraqisummer
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Fresh

August 21, 2015

Back in Erbil, it’s time for another round of masgouf and fresh bread.
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Cairo Cats

August 19, 2015

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Sandstorm

August 17, 2015

oh, the dust!
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I am the rose

August 14, 2015

Love the natural essential oils… Rose and lotus and jasmine.
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Shopping

August 12, 2015

Bazaar… Wander for hours. Tea and incense and mango juice.
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Selfie frenzy

August 10, 2015

Mobbed by a group of ladies after a church service in Coptic Cairo… Selfie time!
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Egypt in NYC

August 7, 2015

Egypt at the Met overlooking Central Park is also magical… Reading about the destruction of Palmyra and Nimrod this summer made me appreciate museums even more…
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