Category Archives: Living in the Hotel

Yas Ship Enterprise

Yas Ship Enterprise, Captain’s Log, Day 20 We were supposed to move today. And we didn’t. Reason: *shrug*. You should know our apartment is almost 2 hours from our hotel, and we have more luggage than will fit in a … Continue reading

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“We’re going dark”

“We’re going dark” is a quote from 24. Jack Bower said that whenever he was undercover, and disconnecting from the world. It meant he would contact home base when he could. They would not be contacting him. We leave the … Continue reading

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Laundry Day

One day a week, we try to do a laundry day, between JT’s naps, since we all live in one big room. We’ve adapted our bathtub into a washing machine. It all soaks during JT’s first nap. Then, when we … Continue reading

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The life of a Hotelwife

Hey, being a hotelwife is a lot harder than it sounds. I worry about all the same things that regular housewives concern themselves with. Here is a list of random activities/concerns/thoughts I go through in a day: We must make … Continue reading

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Things we took for granted

Things we took for granted in the states fast internet cars citizenship fast food tank tops holding hands in public lunch communication sleeping baby a kitchen (we are in a hotel for now) Things we like about Arabia so far … Continue reading

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IKEA Haiku

blue and yellow bright free shuttle Iftar delite shawarma tonight Iftar is the meal after sunset that breaks the days fast. It is also the first time you can find or eat food in public sinceĀ 4:30 am. sunset right now … Continue reading

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Before the printing press

Right now, it feels like we are living in the olden days, before the printed word. Most of our information comes from random conversations with random other peopleĀ at random times. There is no list of public transportation, or message board, … Continue reading

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