In Jordanian society (from what I have seen and experienced), there are a lot of contradictions. From family, to taxi drivers. A year or so ago, I had a conversation with 2 of my teenage male cousins about girls. (UH-OH) I was asking them why they were okay with talking to a girl and “date” … More The Golden Rule in Jordan
Laughter is healing. My family in Jordan love to laugh and that is one of the thing I enjoy about them. but the person who makes my heart sing when she laughs is my grandma and not just the I’m-laughing-because-it’s-polite-laugh but the from-the-bottom-of-my-heart-laugh. I love when my grandma laughs to the point of tears. I … More And then we laugh..
Ladies and Gentleman, the wedding dress is in Jordan! Alhamdullah! For those of you who are wondering what I am talking about, here is part 1 to this story. It’s a half win because I was so bent on getting my wedding dress to Jordan that it didn’t occur to me that anything else could … More It’s a success…sort of.
This is the question people have been asking me for the last 15 hours or so. Why would someone ask me that question? Because I am currently traveling from the US to Amman with a HUGE bag that is stamped with “DAVID’S BRIDAL” If that isn’t an indication…I don’t know what is! I’m sure you … More Are you getting married?
This weekend, I am making the trip back to Jordan. I’m very familiar with this journey because in the last 2 years I have made it at least 3 times. One could say that I am an “expert” traveler. This trip is a little different. I am not only moving back to Jordan but also … More Me + a Wedding dress Vs. 13hr flight + 3 hour layover, who will win?
Interesting news about the King of Jordan from an American Islamic Source. Nihad Awad, national executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), met today with King Abdullah II of Jordan in Washington, D.C. At the meeting with the Jordanian leader, Awad and other American Muslim and Arab-American leaders discussed issues such as how … More CAIR Director Meets Jordan’s King Abdullah in D.C.
I have been thinking a lot about time. The concept of time and how it changes over the years. When we were young a minute was a really long time, and when someone said half an hour it was like the end of the world. We didn’t really have a concept of time but we … More Time