Just a quick hello. Today was, well..."Mama siad thery'd be days like this." Today was one of those days, nothing blew up, (thankfully) but I had a deadline to meet and every ten seconds someone came in to chat. I really think that Power Point was invented by the communists to slow productivity in the US military. The reigning question of the day wasn't where are the "arhabi"? It was are your slides ready yet. I loathe, dread, despise, curse the very existance of all things Power Point!
When I had a spare few seconds I was cataloging all of the pictures I have taken thus far I came acros two that really caught my eye. It's a picture from the Santa Monica Radisson Hotel that DJ and I stayed in on Christmas Eve 2004. It was a wonderful room and the view of the Pacific was grand.
The second pic is out of one of the windows from the Al Sadeer hotel, you may remember the 2000lb VBIED a few weeks ago. The camera angle is almost identical. One view is of what I can only remeber as heaven, and the other contrast is as close to hell as I ever hope to be, yet I have long since believed that hope is the beginning of unhappiness. I can only pray I am wrong. Today is Friday and today there was peace, or rather in Baghdad something like it.