Monthly Archives: May 2009

In the Beginning…

In the Beginning… During my eighth month in Riyadh, 1986, I fell in love with an Egyptian man. He was Muslim; I was Christian. Neither one of us allowed that to get in the way of the natural course of … Continue reading

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Serendipity I liked the concept of arranged meetings for the purpose of evaluating¬†potential marriage partners. Even though the meetings were stressful, they cut through a lot of crap that the American system of dating ensures before getting down to business. … Continue reading

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