The Life, Times & Musings of an American Midwest Woman Who Lives in the Middle East

Posts made in March, 2017

The Egg of the Village

The Egg of the Village

By on Mar 29, 2017 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

I sat on a small rope-woven stool sipping steaming, sticky sweet tea as sweat trickled down the side of my left temple. My Nubian neighbor smiled at me and said in a very dramatic voice, “We shall call you “Noor” for you are the “light” of the village.   I paused. I was so moved by her statement. These beautiful and kind women had...

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The Entertainment Camel

The Entertainment Camel

By on Mar 8, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

“What’s it like to be back?” is probably one of the first questions that we are asked by our friends. How to answer… Well, it’s wonderful and weird all at the same time. Wonderful because America is the land of free refills and insane efficiency. (Both things which we miss when we live abroad.) Weird, in that, no one takes time for a...

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