Monthly Archives: November 2015

Stories from the Greek Islands



November 30th, 2015|Categories: Europe|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Stories from the Greek Islands

The Socks (and Other Supplies) Go to Greece

There was a flurry of last minute packing on Saturday morning. Some of our team had already flown out, but emergency blankets and ponchos were added to already full bags. They were weighed, measured, and found within the required limits (after some shuffling).

Twenty bags in all were packed with supplies for our team to […]

November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Europe, Photo|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Socks (and Other Supplies) Go to Greece

1000 Dinar Bargains

“Yek hazar, yek hazar, yek hazar!”

This is what you’ll hear if you go shopping with me in Kurdistan! Being shouted loudly by a man or young boy dressed in traditional Kurdish clothes, or by a recording being blasted out over a loud speaker, blaring in your ears…

Yek hazar means one thousand. One thousand Iraqi […]

November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 1000 Dinar Bargains