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

Posts Tagged "Egypt"

I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me

I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me

By on Aug 29, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

It’s 3 am here and I’m preparing for a road trip to one of Egypt’s most spectacular sites. Abu Simbel towers over Lake Nasr as a testament to incredible ingenuity and some would say ego of Pharaoh Ramses. I’ll talk more about this place and its history on Sunday Scenery. For now, I’d like to ask what kind of legacy are you leaving? I am...

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Pam’s New Book: One Plane Ticket From Normal

Pam’s New Book: One Plane Ticket From Normal

By on Aug 9, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 1 comment

This book is my chance to sit down with you over a cup of your favorite caffeine and give you a glimpse into life in the Middle East. You’ll meet my friends, get snapshots of everyday life and also receive Culture Cues for how to interact with your other-culture neighbors. Here’s the Introduction: __________________________ My host smiled, stretched out...

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Lessons I Learned From My Moringa Tree

Lessons I Learned From My Moringa Tree

By on Aug 1, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

In our Nubian village where we live, we have discovered a number of beliefs that the local people hold in regard to medical treatments and overall health.  For instance, if you are overheated, you should drink steaming hot tea to cool down. If you drink ice cold water, you will get a cold. Babies shouldn’t bathe before the age of one. And any other malady,...

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