During my first year and a half as a Peace Corps volunteer in Settat, Morocco, I had an apartment on … Continue reading Peace Corps – Discovering Community – Aisha and Eid Al Fitr
Sound, jocund strains; on pipe and viol sound, Young voices sing; Wreathe every … Continue reading Doors: A Permanent Threshold to Possibility
Morocco – In this largely agricultural nation, many of weddings are scheduled in August, largely because the harvest is over, … Continue reading Moroccan Weddings – Gifts, Gowns, and Glory
Day 2 of our trip began with sunshine and optimism, but in the manner of travel, everything that could go … Continue reading Day Two – Family Road Trip – Ait Lekak
Road Trip to Marrakesh In 2008, while still married to my Moroccan husband, the plan for The Great Moroccan Family … Continue reading The Great Moroccan Family Roadtrip
There is little debate about the benefits of knowing a second or foreign language, even beyond the advantages of being … Continue reading Learn that New Language Overseas: Live it while you learn it!
Soups come, and soups go, but Morocco’s delectable harira soup, both hearty and flavorful, has remained an all-season staple for … Continue reading Treat Yourself to Harira – A Gift from Morocco, and Any Season’s Heartiest Soup