Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Currency of Life

I had the privilege of living in France for several years.  During that time, my salary was paid in dollars and converted to euros, hence, our family budget was directly impacted by the exchange rate.  As the dollar significantly devalued … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Congo

Gang rape, child soldiers, tribal militia, government corruption, aids orphans, conflict minerals, arms/human trafficking, impotent peacekeepers, extreme poverty…shall I say more?!  Such is the landscape of this ‘hell on earth’ war zone called Eastern Congo where more than 5 million … Continue reading

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