Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bias is Blinding

Hope you enjoyed the pictures from the last post – they’re uploading as I type this one, so I’m not going in chronological order but you should! Because I’ll undoubtedly make references to them in the following. With 4 days … Continue reading

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Sick, but pictures of Galilee! (Third try)

Well, friends as much as I’d like to tell you all about the past three days in Israel, I’ve fnially succumbed to illness. I have an awful head cold and you should be grateful you don’t have it. Hopefully gone … Continue reading

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In this place I found a garden of my own

Well, friends, I am finally crashing. I have been this exhausted only a few times in my life. I really almost couldn’t stay awake during the presentation of Father Emanuel today, and I was incredibly embarrassed. Tomorrow we wake up at … Continue reading

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No rest for the weary

Diana, the eldest member of our group at 68, said the above while we were on our way back from supper tonight at 9, reflecting that we would have to be up and with the group at 7:30 for breakfast. … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, if I forget you…

If Jesus returned today, he would find Jerusalem once again full of money changers and thieves. Currently I’m typing this as a draft while stuck in a HUGE traffic jam trying to leave Israel and get back to Ramallah. Apparently … Continue reading

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Much ado about nothing

Just got back from dinner at the Hanania household, and it was incredible. We tried the Palestinian beer, which is brewed in only one village, a christian village called Taybeh (beer is not brewed in traditionally Islamic cities). All the food … Continue reading

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Current song: Atmosphere, “Gotta Lotta Walls” We got a personal tour of Ramallah’s real nightlife scene tonight from Taraq, our host’s son. But I’ll post more about the nightlife after I actually go out and experience it. Just check out this photo for … Continue reading

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