Here is another one of my new friends. His name is Miguel and he is from Argentina. I first met Miguel in October of 2005 when I came to Barcelona for a conference on our focus friends. The topic of that conference was addressing the many aspects of Maghrebi assimilation
This is a reference piece from Wikipedia to set the context for part of my story in the other post above. The Maghreb (Ø§Ù„Ù…ØºØ±Ø¨ Ø§Ù„Ø¹Ø±Ø¨ÙŠ al-MaÄ¡rib al-Ê¿ArabÄ«; also rendered Maghrib (or rarely Moghreb), meaning "place of sunset" or "western" in Arabic, is the region of Africa north of the Sahara
Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds", originally uploaded by papalars. Just thought I'd post a fun picture I caught down at Plaça Cataluña day before yesterday for a change of pace. This would go to the lighter side of my blog. Let me tell you the story of how I caught this
Ronda "Nuevo" Bridge [built in 1793], originally uploaded by papalars. Carol was laughing hard as she watched me edge up to the fence to get several pictures of the Nuevo Ronda Bridge. I really do have acrophobia and after about 10 minutes of trying to get the perfect shot I
"The impact on us was sobering," as I mentioned in my last post. Questions of war and peace are thorny and complex for a follower of Christ. Before I dive into those questions, and maybe in part to avoid them, I just need to say what for most is obvious.