Monthly Archives: September 2010

First Assignment for Research Methods

We were asked to walk about a neighborhood close to campus and write a descriptive text about what we observed, followed by a short “first impressions” section. 29 September 2010 Ain el-Mressieh 12:00pm-1:30pm After leaving the Medical Gate I followed … Continue reading

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Slowly settling in…

27 September Laziz Cafe Hamra My feeling of slight melancholy and discomfort in my new surroundings is beginning to abate. A few negotiations successes and some good meals were all I needed. I believe the discovery of about 10 good … Continue reading

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The First Few Days in Beirut

25 September Ras Beirut, Lebanon It is 6:13 am, and I am sitting on my balcony overlooking Beirut’s streets as they gradually wake from a short slumber. I myself woke up to lights flashing across my ceiling and the sound … Continue reading

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The Transition- California to Beirut

I have been in northern California taking care of everything I need to accomplish to prepare for two years abroad and doing my yearly catch up with the girls. There is indeed a possibility that I will not return to … Continue reading

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