Archive for February, 2014

Married to a Bedouin – A Book Review

Book cover - Married to a Bedouin

Petra, Jordan is one of the places we had on our list of places to visit while we’re living in the Middle East. It’s relatively close, affordable for us to travel to, and in November of 2013, we had a 5-day weekend. So, off to Jordan we went! Having lived in the Middle East for […]

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Petra – Rocks & Caves & Camels, Oh My!

Riding camels in Petra

Living in the Middle East, it’s not hard to find interesting places to visit within a decent travel radius. Last November, with a 5-day weekend approaching for the United Arab Emirates (where we live currently) National Day holiday, we decided it was time to visit Petra, Jordan. Petra – the Rose City. Home at one […]

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“Focus on Self”

“Focus on self,” she texted me. I had to think about that for a moment. Much as I didn’t want to admit it, my little sister’s text made a whole lot of sense. I’m at one of those cross-roads we occasionally face in life. Kind of in limbo with what I’m doing and what comes […]

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Happy Birthday, Mom!

My mom’s birthday was last week. She would have been 79 but she passed from this life three years ago. I still wish her a happy birthday on my Facebook page, even though she never knew anything about Facebook. But I can’t very well send a card and I need this physical reminder that it’s […]

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