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I have a bad case of Mono.

No, not “the kissing disease”. I suffer from mono-culturalism. (is that a word?). i live in a mono-culture within a mono-culture. Egypt is the larger mono-culture. Religion. The vast majority of residents are Muslim. I have nothing against Islam. I don’t find it any more or less “fanciful” than Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, or Zoroastrianism. “Lifestyles.” [...]

Eating seasonally

One of the things that one learns to do here, is eat seasonally. Grab what is fresh and enjoy, for it may be gone tomorrow. It is May here in Cairo. (It is probably May elsewhere, as well) The days are almost hot, the nights are very comfortable and tomatoes are ripe and beautiful. And [...]

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