After a bit of a snag, the blog is back up. I’m working on tweeking some previously-published posts, and I have many many drafts that just need a bit more editing until they’re ready, but your patience is appreciated! Fabio bought me a Turkish cookbook while in Istanbul, and it made me miss cooking and …
Monthly Archives: August 2009
Honor first. Coffee second.
There are no Starbucks coffee shops in Baghdad (that I know of). Here in the embassy, we have Green Beans. The staff is friendly, the selection is decent, the music is either Beyonce/Akon, or weird new-wave spoken word music, and best of all, the internet is free and (mostly) unblocked.
“pear muffin cake” and why T-walls are useless
Guess who finally figured out how to use Picasa! Yay! I guess this is what you do when you have a day off and not much else to do. Yes, I’m living in a region that is bursting with culture and history that I’m longing to discover, but I might as well be in Texas, …
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