The Sand Bloweth In the Sky

    Sandstorms (or Haboobs) freak me out each time and even after years of witnessing them in the UAE, I’m still giddy when I see the skies here go hopping mad. Despite how ill-omened they appear as the fierce winds raise clouds and columns of sand bringing a coat of tan-colored fog that instantly…

Supermarket Swag In Dubai

Boy meets girl, boy gets job in a faraway land and next thing you know we are having romantic strolls through exotic supermarkets.  If someone had told me some years back that I’d be living outside of the U.S., no less alluring and sultry Dubai, I’d say: Nah, you got the wrong person. The funny…

Monkey Business in the Yoga Room

After signing up for the gym last month, (it’s been about 3 years since I’ve been a gym bunny), infinite wisdom tells me I need to go ahead and try all the classes at least once so I can decide which ones suit me best. So I tried Swing Yoga. I walk into what looks…