Category Archives: Geography

I Wept for Greece

When tears well in my eyes upon reading a passage in a book, I must explore the possible reasons for this. I am only sixty percent through reading “Postcards from Greece,” by Victoria Hislop. Her story is unerringly soulful and … Continue reading

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A 100-Year Lust for Petroleum Brings the Middle East to the Brink of a Water Crisis

The title of this article is my construction from what I learned, yesterday, at a valuable presentation of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), augmented by some other history and writings from this part of the world. The title … Continue reading

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