The nucleus of expat never-never land which makes this life feel like a bowl of cherries is this — the girlfriend groups. Without the girlfriend group your kids wouldn’t have play dates, your husband’s wouldn’t have friends and your life would be just ho-hum.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Flipping the bird to Fox and Friends. We are setting our differences aside. Kandoras and abayas you should not hide. During this festive time we stand side-by-side
As we expats say — only in the UAE! Because you know, it gets totally boring living here on top of the earth. And now that I think about it, all of the excitement, the grandeur, and the shock have worn off and we need something new. We […]
“Can’t you just share whatever you want? Watch it go viral — however foul or nasty — however lewd or rude?”
You mean, like in other parts of the world, where neighbors are bashing neighbors and the news has gone amok, spewing whatever it takes to hike up their ratings as they leave nations in their wake believing in lies and promoting hate?
This blog post is not intended to offend anyone. I believe we all stand unified in our belief that public shootings need to stop. Unfortunately, we cannot agree on what needs to be done. Humor sometimes shows the absurdity behind serious social issues which helps us to better understand our beliefs.
My first faux pas was to violently try to remove the clear wrap from the bamboo mat. Conditioned to unpack everything within my reach like a zombie in a trance, and frustrated that the clear wrap was getting the best of me, I clinched my teeth to apply the death grip and rip it off like my life depended on it until a quiet soft-spoken sous chef whispered Madam, it is supposed to be there.