Wow, I can hardly believe how not chatty I've been here lately. I guess nothing has really stood out to me to share although I have read some interesting things. Just today I finished I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity by Izzeldin Abuelaish. A Facebook friend recommended it a few weeks back after her family had the opportunity to hear Dr. Abuelaish speak somewhere near their home,I guess. Anyway, I put it on my Amazon wishlist and it was one of the two books I received for Valentine's Day. I cried during parts of it, but was encouraged by his attitude. I really admire this guy!
Yesterday we went to the Natural Science Museum in a neighboring city. My brother, sister, nephew, dad and I went so it was quite a fun "field trip." It's not so often that this particular crew gets to go out together for a day. You can see a few pictures here if you'd like. There is a llama with some crazy hair! And also a couple of snakes that I touched though that was not photographed since I was holding the camera. Instead you can see Michael touching the snakes! I also made friends with a cockatoo.
Here is a video about Freedom's Call in Syria. It's about dissidents working in that country and the struggle they face in this oppressive regime.
Here is a short video of the most typical face on the planet. It also has some interesting facts of what is typical in various parts of the world. Like in some countries residents spend eight hours a day collecting water! Can you imagine?! Wow!
I am heading out now. Going to meet some high school friends in a couple of hours, but I wanted to run an errand or two first. The library is calling my name! Anyone want to guess how many books jump into my arms and what topics they are about?