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Damascus From Mt Qasioun

Blog, Featured, Middle East, Travel

September 21, 2015

Jabal Qasioun is an incredibly humble mountain, yet its presence can be felt from far and wide. It sits and watches over those who call it home and has witnessed the winds of change blow against is hardened exterior throughout the ages. Its ancient veins are filled with rich history as it stretches out...

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Umayyad Mosque, Damascus. Photo by Reuben Brand

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Hussein. Photo by Reuben Brand

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Hussein’s Story

Articles, Blog, Middle East, Travel

November 7, 2009

Hussein’s Story is a brief re-telling of the time I spent in Aleppo, Syria in 2009 with a young homeless boy I was fortunate enough to meet and spend some time with. Issues of youth homelessness, abuse and military conscription arose during our conversations. The piece was published on November 7,...

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