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silly girls

A pair of my sunglasses broke (which is why I never spend more than $5 on sunglasses…) and the girls got quite a kick out of playing with the frames. I asked Sayla for some pictures in the glasses but … Continue reading

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as far as the kids are concerned…

So, kirst has been to visit me in the Middle East four times now. Once she came on a whim for her spring break (back when her and Adam were young marrieds with two incomes and no kids), one time … Continue reading

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a boat ride on the creek

In Dubai, there is a “creek”. I don’t know why it is called a creek because when I think of creek I think of a little stream in the middle of the country. This is not a stream and it … Continue reading

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Mr. Hashel

Drew met Hashel last time we lived here. I love this guy and his family. He is super hospitable and always asks us to bring people to his house and farm in a village 20 minutes outside our town. It … Continue reading

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april and may

I just looked at my calendar and realized it is the end of May. The end of May! How did that happen? Here is the past month…er, two months, in review. The girls had their ballet recital. It was adorable. … Continue reading

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at the fort

We have tried to go to this for at least 15 times and it it always closed…even when we ask for the hours they say “we are open everyday” but have never actually seen inside so we were thrilled when … Continue reading

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visiting

As we sat here waiting for my friends to come visit I went over a mental checklist to make sure everything was ready: coffee in a thermos and espresso cups- check dates- check a bowl of water to wash hands … Continue reading

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granny’s visit: dubai

It sure is fun to go to the big city. We had a wonderful three day vacation showing Granny Dubai…which means lots and lots of malls. I think they should come up with another word though, because a mall in … Continue reading

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granny’s visit: around town

If you are a friend on facebook you know that Granny (Drew’s mom) has been here for the past week. ┬áIt was such a blessing to have her here: doting on the girls, spending some time together, and seeing where … Continue reading

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beach camping

Last week we finally got to take our camping trip that we were suppose to take in january, but it was postponed because we all got sick. We went with friends and they are camping experts and have tons of … Continue reading

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