The Present Perfect

One of the things I miss most about Beirut really doesn’t have anything to do with Beirut, the city, at all. What I really miss about life in Beirut is my great...

Four years ago I was getting ready to attend my first job fair in the international teaching world. I had high hopes for getting a job in Beirut but I was...

One of the hardest parts about leaving Beirut in a few, short weeks will be leaving behind all of the wonderful friends and great community that I’ve found here in Beirut....

Last month Alexa Hart interviewed me for her website Atlas Sliced. We talked about what it’s like living and teaching in Beirut, including how I got the job, what the benefits...

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I’ve never been much of a late night, party gal. Sure over the years I’ve had my fair share of late nights out, but more and more I’m quite content staying...

Head over to Mar Mikhael for a burger, fries and a shake at the teeny tiny, yet adorable, Frosty Palace. Then cross the street to Papercup and browse the carefully curated...

. . . but in the spirit of Claire’s birthday we braved the wheel! The ride was surprisingly more smooth than I had imagined and we timed the sunset just right....

Here are the final looks for the last week of Dressember.                     I definitely could have pulled off a month of no repeats but I didn’t do a...

Hard to believe a month of dresses is almost over already! On Day 15 I got on a plane and headed to California for the holidays so this week is coming...

What do I love about Beirut? The fresh local food, the traditional architecture, the flowering trees in spring, the crumbling ruins, the hidden pockets of tranquility. I’ve been diligently documenting all...

Half way through the month of December and a month of nothing but dresses! This was the last week of work before the holiday break so it was also my last...