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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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Oddities of Abu Dhabi

It’s been rainy here in Abu Dhabi. Which is not normal, yet it’s supposed to continue throughout the week. Today it poured during second break for about ten minutes, and the students went nuts. I had my most unruly class … Continue reading

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