Arabian nights – 3 cities, 3 stories

Three Short Stories – can you guess which city each is for? Hope “Now, it is better. Before you could not speak about politics or would be in trouble. Now is much better.” That seems like the right thing for people to hear. They don’t need to know what I really think. I’m not sure if…

It’s All About Perspective…

When I was in the first grade, my parents took us on a three-week long vacation over spring break. It was longer than the week long vacation period and we’d have to miss two additional weeks of school. I still remember the conversation that they had with my teacher asking if she thought it would…

Gone Fishin’

When I say Tunisia, you say….? I can honestly say that before we planned this trip to Tunis, I knew nothing about the country and just figured that it would be something like Marrakesh…Our main reason for originally planning to travel to Tunisia was to see the remains of the Star Wars film set. Rahim…

A week in the life of Tunisia

The title is a bit misleading — a week is hardly enough for Tunis let alone the whole country.  We spent the entire time in the Tunis area because Rayma became sick from something she ate (I still provided great bedside care!). However, until she is back and up and able to write the more ‘insightful, thoughtful, and…

Tunisian Staring Contest

Basically this is some sort of game that I came across in one of the squares in Tunisia. These two were sitting and just staring at each other. They were blinking but not moving at all. Apparently the ‘game’ can last for hours… The building behind them is a mosque and so they even keep…