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I had a beach weekend! Saturday, it rained all morning, but I really really really wanted to go to the beach. So I put my swimsuit on and waited by the door, thinking very hard that the rain would stop. And finally it did! So, a couple of us went to Yoff Beach, about a […]

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I’m writing this on a word document because the internet is down… again. Oh yeah, and I need to be able to save what I write because the power goes out like every 10 minutes and so I need to be able to save frequently. By the end of this entry, I will have to […]

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I think Muslims, in general, have a very heathy attitude toward death. The first day I was with my family, my mom had to go out to offer her condoleances to a friend who had lost her husband. When I heard that I was like “Wow, that’s aweful – losing your husband” (you know, the […]

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The race dynamics here are amazing. There aren’t a lot of white people here, so when you see one you notice them. I don’t see far away that well, but I can spot another white person a mile away. But what happens next is very interesting: either the two white people will completely ignoring eachother’s […]

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One of my more intelligent friends sent me a little more information on prayers that the most religious Muslims take part in. I thought it was interesting. “I was interested in your comment on the the mother who prayed. From what I understand the five prayers she is doing are the “salah.” The one in […]

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