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Morning River Walk

Every day on the way to work, we go over a bridge with a river – mostly dry riverbed – below.  It looks sort of intriguing, partly because it’s a moving body of water and anything moving somewhere intrigues me … Continue reading

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Apparent safety

It often seems as though things are safer here than they are in almost any place I’ve seen or been.  As mentioned before, the Peshmerga guards are everywhere: in front of our apartment building, in front of the university, at … Continue reading

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