Category Archives: culture

spring break

Hi friends. Rememeber my promise to update the blog more? Well…sorry about that. I have kind of been in a photography slump lately. My poor 4th child just sits in my bag untouched and unloved for days on end. I’m … Continue reading

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some qt on the beach

As much fun as it is to see family and friends, 2 months of being with loved ones nonstop left us pretty “peopled” out. We got home to the most amazing weather our country has to offer and were dying … Continue reading

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summer happenings

I refuse to give up on this blog, even though I am possibly the worst blogger ever. Seriously. Lots has happened since my last update…and my last update wasn’t even up to date. Geeze. Here we go: ::4th of July … 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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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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haze

We have had a horrible haze sitting in the air for over a week now. It is windy, dusty, and hasn’t rained in a looong time. Wait…this sounds like another town we have lived in…we can really pick ’em. Anyway, … Continue reading

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