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Keep blogging Libyans!

I want to share the link to a small article put out yesterday on the BBC website titled 'The Libyans Blogging for Change' which includes a short video featuring two Libyans; Haider Dawi, 27 year old co-founder of H2O and Khadija Al-Ramali who is co-founder of Project Silphium.
Links here:The Libyans Blogging for ChangeH20Project Silphium Blogging in Libya has become increasingly dangerous in the past few years. Many bloggers have been picked up, tortured and even killed. A lot of Libyan bloggers have stopped blogging or are only posting infrequently. It's encouraging to see a resurgence of blogging, even on such a small scale. 
Keep blogging Libyans! 

Watching the sunset

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Lately we've been spending the evenings watching the sunset. The weather has been hot here in Florida, but beautiful in the evenings.  Getting out for some fresh air has been good for us. Soon it will be Ramadan and we'll be rushing to break our fast at that time of day. 
Here are some pictures I took. Enjoy!





The best thing about sunset is that it's free and you can enjoy the sunset just about every day. 

Butterflies

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Whenever I have a free Saturday morning I head out the door early and check out the thrift shops in my area. Sometimes I come home with some good bargains and other times I come home empty handed, but I always meet interesting people along the way. I enjoy the adventure whether I buy anything or not. 
I headed out this morning with plans to visit three spots. The first place was a pretty large and well organized shop that was spread out between four buildings; furniture, clothes and accessories, household goods and the last building contained religious merchandise and gifts (this shop was sponsored by a neighborhood church). You took whatever you wanted to buy to the furniture section and paid for it there. I managed to find some good bargains there - a laptop table/desk that I thought my mother would find useful for ten dollars, some office supplies and some kitchenware. 
There were two women minding the check out. You could tell they were enjoying their morning as they were busily …