We traveled a great distance and rose a great height this week, crossing rolling farmland and plains to high plains, to high desert, to foothills. Along the way we had some weather; rain above the high plains.
A religious tribunal will by trying former president Khatami, a moderate as Iran goes, for shaking hands with a woman on a recent trip to Italy. The charges were brought by students, as is happening more frequently throughout the Islamic world. In the past when student movements that follow dark and evil ideologies are allowed to rule the outcome has never been good.