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Father’s Day. And a happy one to all fathers. This was shot by my wife hours before I departed to the airport for my Middle East journey. I bet you can’t see the tension. My daughter is at this moment in Namibia or close to a safe arrival. We had about 4 or 5 last suppers. This happened to be a late lunch. We were to meet my brother also but he couldn’t find a legal parking spot. Hey, it’s New York on Saturday afternoon. This is about as far as the kids would go. My daughter felt too emotional to go to the airport and my son had other plans cooking. We got one more shot an hour later when my brother arrived to take a last family photo. Reunions will be less frequent from here on. It’s a good shot to be able to refer to if homesickness strikes. After this I am about out of procrastination and will have to start the posts about my Middle East adventure. At the moment I’ve got a lot of prose not necessarily connected to pictures. So there’s a bit of editing. Plus, I will simultaneously post to two blogs and then transition my Saudi experience to the other blog while keeping this blog for my general photography.

Oh, the restaurant we are standing in front is a southern barbecue place so that I can get pulled pork. There is no pork product in Saudi, so this is my last chance to indulge for a while. No alcohol either, but I don’t drink…. or smoke.

6 responses

  1. SUSAN

    Happy Father’s Day to our good buddy in Saudi! S&K

    June 17, 2012 at 6:25 am

  2. Happy Father’s Day..
    What is your other blog?

    June 17, 2012 at 1:00 pm

  3. If you refer to the sidebar of this blog, my other two blogs are listed. The main blog to Middle East will transition as Imaged Event. It’s been a real adventure so far.

    June 17, 2012 at 1:12 pm

  4. The Travelocity Roaming Gnome has nothing on you, Victor. Bring back stories to regale us with and photos to dream about and drool over. Waiting . . .

    June 17, 2012 at 1:40 pm

  5. Enjoy the Middle East, Victor .. I look forward to seeing and reading about your adventures. I’ve been to UAE – Dubai and Abu Dhabi – otherwise my knowledge a little limited. It’s going to be very hot!

    June 18, 2012 at 4:07 am

    • I’m going to have an up close look and experience. It will unfold over a long period of time. So for now, I’m just hanging out and getting myself acclimatized. Yes, hot and hotter.

      June 18, 2012 at 10:12 am

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