Cigars in the Sand

Commentary, Notes and Pictures from my time in Iraq

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Farmer by genetics, Lawyer by training, currently "vacationing" in Iraq and advising the Iraqi government on border security issues. Before moving to Baghdad, I served in the White House as Deputy Counsel for the Homeland Security Council. I can be reached at opusxryanathotmaildotcom.

Friday, March 04, 2005

Lightning Strikes

Living in war zone tends to dull the senses- you get used to explosions and the like. Still, a lightning strike less than 500 feet from our office (with our door open) is enough to make you jump out of your seat. Holy crap. I'm still jittery.