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 →

Ruminations on Illuminating a Book While on the Balcony

This morning, I sat on my balcony in Zamalek, Cairo and illuminated a book. The hour was early, around 6 am and the streets were quiet and devoid of the usual traffic of cars and school buses. The only sounds came from birds chittering their good mornings, embassy guards exchanging shifts and car washers tossing... Continue Reading →

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