Global Village

Dubai, United Arab Emirates https://youtu.be/kHV8aYRkMvk This week I am in Dubai, and one thing that I always try to make time for while in Dubai is a stop at Global Village. Global Village is a pretty large park on the outskirts of the city that recreates famous architecture, food, and even dances from various countries … Continue reading Global Village

Complacency

Bahrain https://youtu.be/SxUiyv6YPZ8 I’ve just landed in Bahrain and I feel a deep sense of shame. Not at being in Bahrain, that’s pretty exciting – I feel shame for my behavior on arrival as I cleared immigration. You see I’ve been to Bahrain before, though it’s been a few years – and I am fortunate enough … Continue reading Complacency

Home for the Holidays

Oregon, United States https://youtu.be/mc_XtJBxxFw We’re nearing the end of what much of Western culture considers the holiday season… and I have been on the ground, in the same country, for THIRTY-SEVEN DAYS. That’s a really long time for me. I learned a while ago that change almost always causes some degree of stress – but … Continue reading Home for the Holidays