Tag: Fulbright

Exploring Al Ain

Friday is the first day of the weekend in the UAE (and most of the region), but it is much more like “our” Sunday than Saturday. Many, perhaps most, things are closed Friday morning.  After […]

The Joys of Travel

It turns out there is no simple way to travel from Macon, Georgia to Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.  Our adventure (my wife JoAnn was travelling with me) was 30 hours door to door.  The […]

Ready for an Adventure

In September 2013, I submitted an application for the Fulbright Scholar Program. Today, two years and four months later, I am in the very final stages of preparing for my participation in the grant, which is […]