The Attempted Burglar is Back in the Building

The girl that lives next door sent me panicked messages saying she saw the person that tried to break into her apartment again, out in the hallway on our floor. I don’t understand how this person is back here again. How do you attempt to break into someone’s apartment, get caught, and then show upContinue reading “The Attempted Burglar is Back in the Building”

The Would-be Burglar Was Arrested

Over the past few days, we’ve seen the person that attempted to break into our apartment and our neighbor’s apartment wandering around the building in the stairwells and out on the streets. My wife took the photo above. As you can see, the person did not even bother to throw away the hoodie. Or leaveContinue reading “The Would-be Burglar Was Arrested”

An Update on the Break-in Attempt

Around 9 PM, another cop knocked on my door. My neighbor had finally returned home and found my note taped to her door. Her parents were there as well. The cops took my statement and information again and this time at least told me to keep the photos in case they found or find theContinue reading “An Update on the Break-in Attempt”

Attempted Break-in by a Criminally Stupid Criminal

This morning I woke up to the sound of banging. I went to check the door because I was expecting a package today (another book for my MA Arab-Israeli Conflict course), but no one was there. I figured it must have been the people downstairs that are renovating the apartment below ours. When I walkedContinue reading “Attempted Break-in by a Criminally Stupid Criminal”

Women and Law in the Ottoman Empire

The following content was written as a paper for a graduate history course on the Ottoman Empire. It was the final paper, so I didn’t see the results of my professor’s critique, but I finished the course with an A-. That takes into account factors other than just this paper, so take what’s written withContinue reading “Women and Law in the Ottoman Empire”