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The Girls of Skateistan

Despite the tragedy of this summer, where several Skateistan students were killed by a Suicide Bomber, described here: https://hotmilkforbreakfast.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/we-are-diminished/ the good people at Skateistan are still pushing forward, doing great things in educating Afghan Girls and giving hope. Advertisements

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The End of Chicken Street

Myself and Friend Nawab standing at the entrance to Chicken Street As I’ve stated in earlier posts, Afghanistan was once famous as a passage from East to West for trading empires.  And Kabul, while an ancient city, was not really … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Shopping!!!

Afghanistan actually owes its existence, as a national entity, on trade.  It lies astride the famous “Silk Road” that ran from China to Europe, ending at the stone bridge, or “steinbrucke” in modern-day Regensburg, Germany.  Odd fun fact: our family … Continue reading

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A Story of Three Thanksgivings

For the first time in four years, I am enjoying Thanksgiving at my home in America, with my family. Words cannot express how wonderful and strange this feels.  During this time, I cannot help but to go back and remember … Continue reading

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Rocking out in Afghanistan

Rocking out in Afghanistan.

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Rocking out in Afghanistan

On September 15th, 2011, I was having a bad day.  My friends and I were spending a long frustrating day looking for an art show.  And we were having no luck finding it.  During our time here, I’ve become quite … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

When I arrived in Kabul for the first time in January of 2009, I was struck by how interesting the city view was.  A mix of old and new, with traffic of all kinds, everywhere, mostly sitting still, waiting for … Continue reading

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