Monday, October 7, 2019

Out & About with Brief #RandomThoughts

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:

Remaining Hopeful....

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