Tag Archives: Fez

If the walls could talk….

It goes without saying that I haven’t written in a while. Actually, ‘a while’ is an under statement, as it has been almost two months. My time has been spent general living life and generally neglecting communication. Not to say … Continue reading

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A session of Moroccan thanksgivings

I know that I am a week late (and hence, probably 7 dollars short) but my Mom crossed an ocean to visit me, which means that the blog writing had to take a hiatus. I fully plan to detail her … Continue reading

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A small victory

As a way to keep in shape and generally extend my world a little larger than the Fez Fulbright Sphere, I decided to start horseback riding again. Back in the day, I considered myself a competitive hunter jumper, but various … Continue reading

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Good ole fashion fun, the hashuma way ^_~

So, I know I wrote here two days ago, but as I have no class (aka no homework) and today is one of those rainy, boring days, I figure I’ll update again. Plus, I did something interesting, which is more … Continue reading

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Time flies, but can it also fall?

So I know that the phrase goes “time flies,” but that does not truly capture the movement of life through time. The verb ‘to fly’ implies zero acceleration, a constant velocity, a horizontal, albeit fast, movement through space. A bird … Continue reading

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Fassi night-life a year later

At first glance, Fez at night in 2008 seems the same as it was in 2007, but I am beginning to notice subtle differences in the darkness. Granted, it is Ramadan, so every Moroccan that would typically be out during … Continue reading

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230 years of friendship….let’s keep it that way

The Regional Security Officer from the US Embassy in Rabat started our security briefing pointing at our schedule which said, “230 years of friendship.” (Side note, Moroccans are very proud that they were the first to recognize the US as … Continue reading

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