The Present Perfect

Monthly Archives: August 2010

I am moving to Beirut to work at an international school. When I tell people this I get the equally emphatic, yet opposite reactions of, “Oh, wow! That sounds so exciting!” and, “Really? Are you going there by choice? Why would you want to move to the Middle East?” Let me start by saying that is was, in fact, my first choice to move to Beirut. My fascination (or obsession–call it what… Read More