2019: Resolutions

I'm getting bored w/ all the geezers in power still driving the political agenda in this country; it's time for the new generation to take over and kick some Republican ass. Here's an excellent Opinion piece in The Guardian by Prof. Carol Anderson as to what needs to be done in 2019 and beyond. Meanwhile, Trump…

Omar and Faten

This is an experimental post that blends fiction and reality. The true reason for Helal’s mental breakdown was that he took to heart the Cosserian dictum, to wit, “Il n’a que les imbeciles qui écrive chaque jour,” as he brooded each evening by the Nile corniche under vanished trees planted long ago by the Khedive…

سيد الدبان

In Gouna, Egypt, the nights are long in winter, but the days go by fast. Already there are only 10 days left before my wife returns to FLA; after that, I shall, once again, be alone in this vast villa that faces the dust-covered, igneous Eastern Desert mountains of the Red Sea. I have been…