Tag Archives: war

Life goes on. Thank God.


Talked to my brother and sister in Syria today. Pretty happy to get through to both of them on the same day. Doesn’t happen very often. My sister is at her in-laws right now. There’s not enough heating oil available … Continue reading

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A short update on my family and village.


I haven’t posted here in awhile. I’ve been so upset about the US bombing Northern Syria, which I just see as their entry point into the country to bring down the Syrian government, their only real goal since they started … Continue reading

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A comment and two replies


Regarding an article “Obama’s war on ISIL could reach beyond Iraq into Syria.” http://news.yahoo.com/obama-s-war-on-isil-could-reach-beyond-iraq-into-syria-202211336.html Here are three of over three thousand comments that basically say the same thing. United States citizens know what they want. Is anyone in our government … Continue reading

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More lies from Syria’s enemies.


The man who wrote this op-ed piece is Farid Ghadry, a Syrian expatriat living in the US. He rails against Virginia Senator Black for supporting Syrian president, Bashar Al Assad. It’s easy to find Syrians who want President Al Assad … Continue reading

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An update and a thank you


First, the update. God bless the Syrian Arab Army! They have successfully cleared out the entire area surrounding my village and my family is safe at last! I spoke with my sister a few days ago and she sounded so … Continue reading

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No News Is Good News. (Because Any News Is Bad News).


Over a month ago, the Syrian Army came to the area around our village and fought the anti-government insurgents that were terrorizing our friends and families. My nephews stayed in their home, to try to protect it from the terrorists … Continue reading

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All the news that disappeared yesterday. None of it particularly good.


Yesterday, I wrote a full summary of all the news I’d gathered about the fighting near my village. When I hit the “publish” button, everything I had written, except for the title of the post, disappeared. After I stopped crying, … Continue reading

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