Monthly Archives: April 2008

Day SevenPart Four April 14, 2008 Last Words on Egypt: More than a week hence I’m moved again to add some more about my time in Egypt. A lot of the blog thus far has been light-hearted. But there’s more. … Continue reading

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Day SevenPart ThreeApril 14, 2008 Some Miscellany: As we wandered the streets in the old section of town on Monday night, we came upon a section of open-stalled shops serving drinks and food and selling rugs and clothing and most … Continue reading

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Day Seven Part TwoApril 14, 2008 The Great Penguin Caper Chapters Three through Ten: So the Great Penguin Caper Continues…. After Amr umm… convinces the security folks it’s O.K. to do it. Amr tells us we can only take one … Continue reading

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Day SevenPart OneApril 14, 2008 The Great Penguin Caper Chapters One & Two: Our great hosts and new partners in Egypt, the ZAD Group, took the day off on Monday to accompany Greg and I on an adventure around Cairo. … Continue reading

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Day ThreePart ThreeApril 9, 2008 “From Rectangles to Pyramids” It’s been a few days since I last posted something. There are still some thoughts left blowing from the trip to the pyramids on Tuesday. So this is a continuation. If … Continue reading

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Day Three Part Two April 9, 2008 “The Social Program” Our host, ZAD Group, took great care to show us some of the more tourist-laden areas of this part of Egypt today. Mohammed Rashed, our main contact here, took the … Continue reading

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Day ThreePart OneApril 9, 2008 Catching Up: Sleep! A great friend to me. I awoke refreshed this morning and ready to engage this time zone. Greg and I went down to the Club Hyatt for a nice breakfast. Hummus, shaved … Continue reading

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Day TwoPart OneApril 8, 2008 Delivered to Cairo: This is the view from my hotel room balcony looking north along the Nile as it slices through Cairo at night. Ah, the wonders of Egypt! We flew in today, after 24 … Continue reading

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Day One Part OneApril 7, 2008 Leaving Minneapolis: Five days ago I drove from Traverse City to Mankato Minnesota for a client – job. I decided to take my time rather than pushing the limits from airport to airport. If … Continue reading

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