Dear Nancy Bercaw!

I thought eating turkey in Abu Dhabi last year was the cat’s meow, but Thanksgiving in Reykjavik totally takes the cake.  Why am I using these expressions? Because maybe the clichés will turn you away before you get more than you bargained for. Please be warned that further reading will take you from a big…

Ice, Ice, Lady

Seven months ago, I was sitting in my office at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi and lamenting the 130-degree Fahrenheit temperature outside. To get to work, I’d waited outside for a cab, and then had to beg the driver to turn the air conditioning to full blast. Upon arrival, I was so hot that I declined…