Wednesday, December 31, 2008

كل عام و انتم بخير

The test came and went. Christmas came and went.

No one back home asked for an impromptu demonstration of my Arabic skills, which was kind of them. I start new training on Monday. It will be a relief to talk about think about dream about... something else.

يا ترى هل هناك خبز الزنجبيل في الاردن؟


Geraldine said...

Dad's office is enjoying the gingerbread house. It will be interesting to see how long it takes for someone to say it has to go!

Kelsey said...

Looks like a fun time! Sadly, where I live I am one of only 3 foreigners within an hour radius, so holidays are a bit non-existent.

I sort of stumbled across your blog while link-surfing. I'm an expat currently in Korea, and my S.O. is a former FS brat. I like your blog, and I was wondering if you would mind if I added you to my blogroll? You're not obligated to add me back, but you are welcome to.

Katie said...

You are welcome to add my blog; thank you for asking. I hope that you are enjoying yourself in Korea. What little of that country I've seen I have certainly enjoyed.

Kelsey said...

It's an interesting country. Due to its status as the most confucian country in Asia, it can be a bit frustrating at times being female, and especially a foreigner (foreigners are the bottom of the social ladder pretty much - we're sort of non-people). But, it does have its nice traits, like cheap and healthy food, and pretty scenery. I live in the sticks, so my experience here is pretty different from the Korea that most people see. I actually wrote a post about it here: