Monthly Archives: March 2007

Mad World

Iraqi shoppers lured to their deaths A truck driver’s cruel ruse leaves at least 50 dead in the northern city of Tall Afar. BAGHDAD — The shoppers who filled a strip of grocery stores in Tall Afar could not believe … Continue reading

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For the Record…

airport. But the good news is that I'll be back in Illinois after justtwo flights. I hope you're all ready!

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Google's So Smart

I’m here in Nicaragua. The place is nice. I’m debating whether or not to return to the States. In other news, Google displays the pages I visit en espanol, automatically. How clever.

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Leaving Miami

I’m in my seat and we should be taking off soon. More news when I reach the hotel!

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Leaving On a Jet-plane

It’s past 430AM in LA and I'm in a van headed to LAX. In two and a half hours I’ll be in a plane to Miami. From there we’ll fly to Managua. I’m already tired and I’m only just leaving.

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Beliefs

The issues of religion and politics are very touchy. People tend to hold their beliefs very dearly, regardless of the extent to which those beliefs shape their day-to-day lives. Many people are strong believers and live their lives accordingly. Many … Continue reading

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It's All about Believing…

at least, the bulk of the new essays I’ve posted is. “This I Believe” was submitted to an NPR segment of the same name, while “Beliefs” was written just to capture or sort out some thoughts that have been accumulating … Continue reading

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