زهرة

These flowers were so gorgeous. It’s hard to believe there is something so beautiful that can survive this harsh climate.

Arabian hospitality 

There are so many negative stereotypes regarding the Arab culture, one nasty one being “they’ll kill you over there.” In my experience, it’s actually quite the opposite. People are very excited to find out I am American, and often want to get to know me better. I honestly believe that Americans here get treated with…

Foreignsick

Today my students asked me “which do you like more, teacher? Riyadh or Qassim.”  I had to hesitate for a moment because, as much as I like Riyadh, I actually kind of miss living in Qassim. (I know, I never thought I would say that…) As difficult as it was living there sometimes I actually…