Anybody Home? December 4th 2011 Beirut is everything I thought it would be – a city of ramshackle, industrial-looking structures – and nothing I thought it would be – an über-cosmopolitan metropolis of chic stores and trendy cafes bedecked in Christmas decorations. Churches outnumber mosques three-to-one, which is the same ratio that M-16 toting soldiers outnumber civilians, at least as far as I’ve seen. But, then, I ha ... read more
Middle East » Lebanon » Beirut Lebanon has made progress toward rebuilding its political institutions since 1991 and the end of the devastating 15-year civil war. Under the Ta'if Accord - the blueprint for national reconciliation - the Lebanese have established a more equitable po... ... read more
I'm living life as widely as I can; going where the wind takes me. I have an open heart that only wants to love and an open mind that only wants to learn. My ultimate goal in life is to be a wise old woman sitting in a rocker, spinning tales of adventure and, hopefully, inspiring others to go out and LIVE!
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