Why Today Is Important: 9th March

This day is important for more than one religion, in two distinctly different parts of the world. The first holiday I stumbled across, was Purim. Purim, a Jewish festival that falls on different dates each year on the Western calendar, but routinely falls on the 13th day of the Hebrew month of Adar (late winter/earlyContinue reading “Why Today Is Important: 9th March”

Country Profile: Afghanistan

Population: 31.6 million Area: 652,864 sq km, or 251,827 sq miles Main languages: Dari, Pashto Primary religion: Islam Life expectancy: Men = 59 years, women = 62 years Geography: Landlocked, mountainous Current leader: President Ghani (since September 2014) Bordering countries: Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and (via a very narrow corridor) Xinjiang Province, China. Stability:Continue reading “Country Profile: Afghanistan”

Coronavirus and Cocked Up Legs

Last summer I overdid it with walking to and from work on rough terrain, running about after customers, squatting down to lift heavy boxes, etc, and ended up with a groin strain on both legs. I went to the doctors in October, they diagnosed the problem and said to just rest it, so I did.Continue reading “Coronavirus and Cocked Up Legs”

Israel And Military Reforms

Israel is sparking concerns again as they bring out new plans to improve their armed forces. Their already impressive military is seeking to maintain their reputation by restructuring their forces to prepare for what may come in the next few decades. The plan has been in place for over a year, and is prepared forContinue reading “Israel And Military Reforms”

Iran’s Lost It’s Nuts…Pistachio Nuts, That Is

You would think that after decades of competition and tension between Iran and the US that an all-out military conflict is inevitable. But if I were to ask you, will the US defeat Iran with nukes or nuts, we all know what the first reaction would be. And yet, here we are. It’s 2020, andContinue reading “Iran’s Lost It’s Nuts…Pistachio Nuts, That Is”

World News

Are you sick of hearing the same old news repeated day in and day out? Trump, Brexit, EU, Putin…sometimes you just have to say, enough is enough. We all know about the big players on the world stage, but what about the little guys? On my blog, I research the local news on every singleContinue reading “World News”

Trump and Soleimani

Does This Mean War? There is no gambling like politics. — Benjamin Disraeli Good morning folks. So we’re four days into a new year, a new decade. Everyone said goodbye and good riddance to 2019, with the general consensus being that it was a naff year, and that 2020 has got to be better… AndContinue reading “Trump and Soleimani”

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