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Novel likeness

Being back in Abu Dhabi has been everything I wanted and more. I stayed with one of my best friends for the first week, so that felt like coming home, although she was different-from-last-time in that she was 8+ months … Continue reading

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Rain Days

Here in Abu Dhabi, it never snows.¬†And it rarely rains. But two nights ago I was woken up by the sound of windows rattling and hail knocking at 4am. I got up and looked outside to see debris swirling around … Continue reading

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Violence abroad

I’m tentatively back together with the boy du jour. Because he makes me smile. In way less nice news, there was a stabbing of a woman here in Abu Dhabi a few days ago. A totally random, innocent woman stabbed … Continue reading

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The rarity of rain

Something exciting happened today. It rained. This morning I walked out of the building to get breakfast from the corner grocery and the wind was absurdly strong. And it smelled like rain. I smell it so rarely that it’s such … Continue reading

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A Different World

I’ve been back in my beloved city for almost a week now. Here is a list of some of the differences that I’m noticing between New York City and Abu Dhabi. The good There’s real beer here. The first night … Continue reading

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