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

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5 Ways to Welcome Your Other-Culture Neighbors

5 Ways to Welcome Your Other-Culture Neighbors

By on Aug 18, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Welcome Basket-This tried, but true way¬†to introduce yourself is always a good idea. Regardless of the theme you choose, include your name, phone number, and a list of some of your favorite places (with addresses) to eat, shop, visit. Tea Invitation-I know that this is usually saved for little girls’ birthday parties, but inviting an other-culture friend over...

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How to Know If You Are Really Welcome

How to Know If You Are Really Welcome

By on Aug 8, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

It’s kind of an odd title for a post, but I’ve had to ponder this exact thing many times here in the Middle East. In my home culture, a friend might say, “Hey, you guys doing anything Friday night? Why don’t you come over?” I say yes or no and then we go from there. That’s that. It’s not like that here. In Middle Eastern...

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