Monthly Archives: November 2010

Jordan Day 1 – The Dead Sea, or “Can we get fries with that?”

Our first stop after leaving the Amman airport was the town of Madaba.  This town of 30,000 is known for its mosaics found in the town’s  medieval churches.  Of course, we never looked for the churches, but quickly found mosaics … Continue reading

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A Jordan Sampler

We just returned from a six day, five night trip to Jordan with Kristina and Rebecca. Kristina teaches 4th grade with Sharon and is also new to Beirut.  She and her daughter Rebecca, a senior at ACS this year, hail … Continue reading

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Arabi

  Sabahl khair. Marhaba Sadiiqs Kifak intuu? Anna mabsuut.  Eid 3Tlii! Shuu fii jdiid Kiif Shughil? Kiif suha? 3ayltak mniih. Bhib saf Arabi Bh-kii shway Arabi. Yallah, bye. First of all,  I will apologize to any Arabic speakers who listen … Continue reading

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We Appreciate….

November is always a good month in which to give thanks or show appreciation.  With Thanksgiving approaching I thought I would share some of those aspects of living in Lebanon Sharon and I appreciate, as well as those aspects of … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Massaya Vineyard

Wine making in this region of the globe goes as far back as the Phoenicians, making it one of the oldest site of wine making in the world.  The industry has had its ups and downs, but since the end … Continue reading

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