Archive for August, 2009

“He was like ‘OMG! WTF?’ and I was all ‘what–ever!’”

One of the nice things about living in Egypt is that I couldn’t understand the myriad of inane conversations that surrounded me. Even when I learned the tiniest bit of Arabic, it was easy to tune out any meaning from the babble around me. I could imagine that the people around me were discussing poetry, [...]

You may not be able to go home again, but there are some exceptions…

We had lunch the other day at our favorite lunch spot, Salumi. We have been going there for years. It was one of the last places we dined before leaving for Cairo. Numerous friends that came to visit us in Cairo stopped at Salumi and picked up a few sticks of salami to bring us. [...]

I vant to be alone

The hardest thing about being back for me right now is I that get no “jack time”. I am used to working out of our apartment. I would have anywhere from 6 to 10 hours/day of quality time with myself. Now, I am back in a cube farm. Lots of noise, random conversations. Today was [...]

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