This is my First #RandomThoughts here in my corner as a new Quarter dawns. It has been quite a challenging time in our World. It was distressing as I saw Alla Abdel Fattah, one of the heroes of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, was arrested yet again:
I first heard of him and his family when he was first arrested--and never forget how his Aunt said how lucky they were that he received only a death sentence and was not shot as Egyptians took also to the streets to protest against the brutal rule of Sisi.
While on responsibilities at the Daily Outsider, I have been assessing the protests in Iraq and continued challenges in Iran--a very small victory as women in Iran were allowed to attend a FIFA-sponsored soccer event which in some measure was brought about as a result of the death of the Blue Girl. Challenges, though, are profound in Iran which is heartbreaking to be witness to.
Remaining hopeful and upbeat is not easy. But, I see no choice as I caught this courtesy of the team at foundr:
As I was in Community, I caught this on the absolute beauty of my hometown, Laguna Niguel as the Moon was out there in the background: