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Mind Explosion?

Something about Jordan- I always feel as if my brain is about to explode.

No, seriously. It’s not necessarily that more is going on here. I just concentrate far, far more on everyday life. Not just because it’s fascinating and I want to learn more, but because it’s necessary. To stay connected to one conversation in Arabic, I have to concentrate solely on that, otherwise I’ll hear words from another conversation nearby and my mind will start jumping from conversation to conversation, trying to absorb everything and perking up to say, “Look, I know things!” But then I don’t understand what’s actually going on, just a few words from each conversation. And sadly, my concentrating face is not a smile! Someday I hope to be able to tune out of conversations a bit or not be distracted by other conversations in the vicinity… but that day is not today.

Not only that, but each day is a learning experience. All day, er’ry day. Read more…


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the stable times

walk, trot, canter through every barn in the northeast with me

Min Ayna Anta?

Introspection & International Relations

two friends blogging about israel-palestine

"I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit."

College Cookbook Project

Learn How to Serve More Than Sauce & Noodles


Est. 2011 -- Booksellers, Etc.

Emily L. Hauser - In My Head

Writer, social activist, a lot of Israel/Palestine, and general mental rambling

The Kids' Table

kids and food but not kids as food

Peregrinate: To travel or wander from place to place

aka: Kasey and Eoin go backpacking.


Let's Speak Arabic

1000 Awesome Things

A time-ticking countdown of 1000 awesome things by Neil Pasricha

Kate, Cracking Up

Cracked in All Ways Except the Illegal Ones

All the Tapas

Just another site

Tufts Public Journal

An anthology of truth -- A journal for the public

Illustrated Bites

an illustrated food blog


book + movie = mook. this is mookology.

MWF Seeking BFF

My search for a new best friend.