holidays

Happy 2012!

January 1, 2012
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For New Year’s Eve, Scotch, Wee Scotch and I spent a low-key evening at a friend’s apartment overlooking the Burj Khalifa (still the tallest building in the world). Some photos from our viewing point before the fireworks: *   *   *   *   * Here are some photos of the New Year’s Eve […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

December 25, 2011
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December has always been my favorite month because of all it’s festivities – and even more so now that it is also Wee Scotch’s birth month. We put all his birthday presents under the Christmas tree and opened most of them on Christmas day so that we could feel extra festive. Last weekend we put […]

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Only in Dubai

January 3, 2009

One of the frustrating thiings about living in Dubai is that you never really know when a public holiday is because most of the time, the holiday is based on the phases of the moon. So it’s only a day or so before the holiday is annoucned does one know what days are off (Makes […]

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Happy New Year Everyone!

January 1, 2009

I hope everyone had a nice NYE!  Scotch and I had planned on doing the same thing we did last year (dinner at home then off to the beach in front of our JBR apartment to watch the fireworks).  But since Sheikh Mohammed cancelled all NYE’s fireworks celebrations in Dubai (yes, all), we just stayed […]

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Eid Mubarak!

September 29, 2008

My company announced yesterday that we would get Tuesday, Wednesday, AND Thursday off. WOO-HOO! Since weekends here are Friday and Saturday, that makes it a 5-day weekend for Scotch and me!! We looked into going to Petra, Istanbul, Eqypt, Muscat, Salalah, even Fujeirah. But in the end, we decided to stay in Dubai and hang out […]

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Happy Islamic New Year!

January 11, 2008

Hurray, I get Scotch to myself for 3 whole days! He normally gets Fridays and Saturdays off but due to the Islamic New Year the private sector received Thursday off as well. Some tidbits about Al-Hijra: Al-Hijra, the Islamic New Year, is celebrated on the first day of Muharram, the month in which Muhammad emigrated from […]

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Taking Down the Xmas Tree…

January 9, 2008

Scotch has been nagging me the last few days about taking down the christmas tree so that’s what I’m doing right now. We only have 7 ornaments so shouldn’t take too long. Of course, I thought the same thing when I put it up. Silly thing took me 2 whole hours to put up due […]

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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2007
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I’ll try to be better with my blogging in the upcoming year but for now – HAPPY 2008 EVERYONE!! Above are some fireworks from the beach in front of our apartment.

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