Moments of Uncertainty

Timestamps. A cherished memory of a place long gone, a time long forsaken, a plan that was not… As I sit and dig through each and every memory, and each moment, I can remember how I felt at that second.  Hurriedly grabbing a lunch as the merchants hastily shut down their businesses one by one, … Continue reading

Sha’abi to Chique… A Reflection on #Jan25 and the Realities of Modern Egypt

On my first trip to Cairo, I never imagined the lifestyle and landscape I would soon be entering upon… I imagined a place with dirt roads and donkeys, abayas and gellabayas as Egyptians say.  I imagined the sha’abi Egypt, where Arabs acted like Arabs!  Is that too much to ask for?  And when I arrived, … Continue reading