Category Archives: Articles to Read

Religious Tolerance in the UAE

When we lived in Dubai, I had planned to do a post about Christian churches in Dubai after visiting the Catholic church, St. Mary’s.  I thought many people may be surprised to know that there is a degree of religious tolerance … Continue reading

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Let’s Rodeo!

1) rodeo noun: an event in which people compete at riding horses and bulls, catching animals with ropes, etc. 2) rodeo verb: to participate in rodeo activities as a competitor or spectator Never heard of rodeo used as a verb?  Then maybe you haven’t … Continue reading

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Curious Headlines (3)

For ages I have been meaning to take a photo of the Corvette we pass every morning on the way to school that is part of the fire department’s fleet.  Painted bright yellow like the fire trucks, I suppose they … Continue reading

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Curious Headlines (2)

The U.S. presidential election is really heating up and I’m loving every minute!  One of the biggest and most incendiary issues during this election is the role of the government and how small or big it should be. Coming from a country … Continue reading

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Curious Headlines (1)

News articles pertaining to the UAE are often kooky, in a fascinating way.  I’m starting a new segment entitled “Curious Headlines from the UAE.”  These human interest stories speak volumes about the culture here.  The first in the series is: UAE … Continue reading

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