Baghdad Burning

For those of you who have been asking about me and wondering how I have been doing, I thank you. “Lo khuliyet, qulibet…” Which means “If the world were empty of good people, it would end.” I only need to check my emails to know it won’t be ending any time soon.

via Baghdad Burning.

She’s back after 5 1/2 years, her last post on 10/22/2007.   Back during the start of the Iraqi war Riverbend’s blog had insights into life in Baghdad for regular Iraqis during the invasion.   Her blog was very well written and descriptive.  Her last post in 2007 mentioned how she had to escape Baghdad to Syria and then that was it.  I feared something happened to her.  Today google news alerts sent me an email that she’s active once again and still alive.  That made me happy.  From the masthead of her blog:

… I’ll meet you ’round the bend my friend, where hearts can heal and souls can mend…

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