Stories from Afar & Up Close

'tis the Season...

... of political instability; people are leaving the country with no plans to come back. On a trip to the bank and the laundromat (together no more than 5 blocks away from my house), I came across no less than 4 cars for sale. Car 2 Car 3 Car 1 Car 4

And if you think there is any other explanation for the onset of this car-sale-season, consider this one... definitively (Translation, by Walid: "Jaajaa is out, Aoun is back, Sanioura has become greedy, Lahoud is staying, I am leaving, and the car is for sale." - the 4 mentioned are Lebanese politicians.)