What is your perception of Saudi Arabia? (assuming you have never visited) I'm sure there are certain images or preconceived notions which naturally bubble to the forefront of your mind. Where did your perception come from? Media? Friends? Perception of a particular culture almost never turns out to true when one finally comes in contact [...]

Facebook Fatigue

I used to love Facebook. But as I'm sure you've noticed, its become toxic. Why can't we be friends without discussing politics? Please, add as many cat memes as possible, but is it really the place to be discussing immigration policy? And yet, I find myself commenting on any number of threads. I cannot not [...]

The Bored Generation

I've become quite bored with the bored generation. Okay, that's not exactly true. But I do wonder what will become of all of these bored kids. Yes, they are bored. They tell me they're bored. They get bored at all the wrong times in all the wrong ways. It's like they need to be bored. [...]

Indian Wedding Reception

I thought I'd share a few photos from an Indian wedding reception I went to last night. The daughter of one of our school's guards got married. It was an elaborate and lively event with an Egyptian theme, surprisingly. Oh, and of course, yummy Indian food. Here's what it all looked like.