In addition to #bahrained there are also the regularly used #bahrainproblems and #inshallahtiming. Let me use my week to shed light on insiders' terms and give you a glimpse of what life can be like living in Bahrain. Note to reader: I did not make up any of this.
And just like that, we’ve been here for one year [eyes bulge out of disbelief]. In my mind, it feels more like 7 months. To Tad, he says even shorter. But alas, we’ve hit our 1-year Bahrainiversary and we are definitely in full stride. I had full intentions of writing a 1-year blog before we … Continue reading Happy 1 year Bahrainiversary to us!
I consider myself rather imaginative. I can come up with really crazy stories, out there ideas and hypotheses. I’m a “free thinker” in so many ways. But never, ever, ever, EVER in a million years had I ever considered that people gave away birds as party favors, let alone be on the receiving end of this unimaginable concept. But it happened. Oh yes, it happened. And it happened to me last night.
Who knew an oven thermometer would be so life changing for an oven repair man. It was in Bahrain. Read on...
I'm titling this blog "part 1" because I'm sure in the next two years I will have so much more to add. Having only been in the country for 2 months and really living among the people for three and a half weeks (but feels like a year already) gives me lots of room for discovery, … Continue reading Living in Bahrain, part 1
Heads up, this blog is not about Bahrain and more an inner monologue of my "nanny conundrum." Please only read on if you have a sincere interest in helping me grow as a person.
The most common question I keep getting asked is, “How was the move? How is it? What is it like?” The answers to these questions are not so straightforward. The short answer is, “it’s good, same same but different,” a phrase often heard when traveling abroad. The more truthful answer is...