Energy of Spring on the Nile – Revisited

  May 9, 2014  Almost a year later to the day, I'm inspired to revisit this essay about the beauty of spring on an island in the Nile River. What is different this year is the upcoming presidential elections.  Large vinyl posters of the candidates have sprung up throughout the city and along the narrow... Continue Reading →

The acacia trees of Gezira Island – Egypt

April 2013 Zamalek, Gezira Island Nature Log: at 5:40 am I’ve began to notice the trunks of the acacia trees in Zamalek. They are very sensual trees in the way the bark covers what is inside. I see folds and twists in the trunks like nothing I have ever seen in another tree. Each tree... Continue Reading →

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