We spent the summer in Medellin, Colombia. The last time I was in Medellin it was 2013, about 5 years ago. We stayed for almost 2 months and I can definitely say that it was a life changing trip. It wasn't life changing in the sense that we did a lot of wild things or… Continue reading A Summer in Medellin
The real asset of any advanced nation is its people, especially the educated ones, and the prosperity and success of the people are measured by the standard of their education." ---- His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan was told that 85% of the workforce in the UAE is made up of expatriate… Continue reading 2018 Year of Sheikh Zayed in the UAE
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One of the things I like best about cultural exchanges are how bizarre they can be. I'll always remember Cultural Day at our international school in Riyadh. Every class picked a country and the classroom would be decorated as if we were in that country for the entire day. It… Continue reading Cultural Exchange: A Two-Way Street
I'm at home and my daughter is sick so I figured I finally have time to update this blog. For anyone who doesn't know, I was able to teach English abroad at an international school in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for a school year. It was a great experience and I learned so much about Saudi… Continue reading Update after the Adventure
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I want to add that after our visit to the Biblioteca Espana we returned to the masjid. We were able to witness a nikkah between two young Colombian Muslims!!!! I am SO blessed to have witnessed this and the ocurrence of their marriage brings me much joy. They are such a cute couple and the… Continue reading Nikkah