Author’s note: Today I am featuring the work of JoAnna, a Canadian expat living in Cairo, Egypt who writes the intriguing blog, For the Intolerants. We’ve been following each other’s work for awhile and I asked her if I could feature her most recent post on my blog. Here it is….Enjoy! The Writings on the Wall – Street Art + Graffiti in Cairo Prior to Egypt’s revolution/uprising there was little to see by the way of graffiti and/or street art around […]
Last night like most Americans I was glued to the TV. After dragging through the most expensive election campaign in the history of the United States, it was over. Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States. Even in down economy, Obama still won victory. It was a close fight, however, and what amazes me is the huge division among Americans state by state. Look at this map below. Even in our own state, there is quite a split […]
The state of Minnesota has always been known for its political activism and each election season you become accustomed to the massive influx of lawn signs that spring up all over the State, especially in urban areas.
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This Friday’s Feature is from one of my dearest blogging friends, lovely Kathryn McCullough who writes the fantastic blog “Reinventing the Event Horizon“. Kathy has become a wonderful blogging friend and I adore her creative posts. She is also in the process of writing a memoir. How Haiti Changed my Thinking about Race and the Election: “Very Close is Not There Yet”. Whether or not, as a white woman living in middle America, I am as qualified as others to address […]
This Friday’s second Feature is by Dan Fee of the political and travel blog called “Polit-onomics & Travel”. I have been following Dan’s blog for ages and truly enjoy his daily posts. Orca Killer Whales – Galapagos Islands As we were heading out to snorkel with the sea turtles off the coast of Isabela Island our zodiac driver made an abrupt turn. He had spotted an Orca Killer Whale. We began following this whale and then there were two. Then there […]
With the passing of the Fourth of July and its aftermath of several posts depicting the essence and beauty of freedom, I realized that I have a lot that is burning in my soul surrounding the very nature and definition of the word freedom and the future that lies ahead. Two posts in particular struck a chord with me today, one by the island traveler and the other by Mirth and Motivation. Both posts were about the writer’s strong belief […]
Hello Readers: I’ve thought long and hard about the future of my blog and I wanted to add a new dimension to my posts. Traditionally, I’ve posted my own travel stories and experiences using the “third eye” approach. This is the heart and soul of my blog and I will continue to write about traveling, culture and volunteering abroad as much as possible (especially with my upcoming departure to Morocco 4/14). However, another thing I really enjoy learning about and […]