It was a cold and rainy November in Algiers, but the dreariness was lifted with some cozy diplomatic parties, including the annual Marine Ball.
Fall Traditions in America
I recently gave a talk to Yemeni teenagers who are learning English as part of a scholarship language program that Mr. YemenEm works closely with. To be a part of the program, students need to commit to coming to the language center every day after school. While most things in Yemen are gender segregated (school, […]
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Except if You’re in Yemen
So apparently, it’s the holiday season, but I wouldn’t really know it. In Yemen, it’s 70 degrees every day; “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas” hasn’t played once on the radio; and there are no commercials indicating that Mr.YemenEm should go to Jared or buy me a Mercedes with a red bow and deliver it […]