Category Archives: Uncategorized

India’s Teardrop

It is settled. The McAdams siblings will be celebrating Christmas 2013 in Sri Lanka. Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Amy’s Eid Visit to Jordan

Eid al Adha has come and gone, and so has Amy. She was in Jordan for just three short days over the break, but we fit in so much during that time. After picking her up from the airport and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Hands-on Science Saturdays

I’ve started looking forward to setting my alarm for early wakeup on Saturday mornings. For the past month and a half, the Scientific Cultural Society and I put on a 2 hour workshop every week for Syrian refugee kids in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Trash pickup and tree planting in Amman

I’ve been pleasantly surprised to experience a spirit of volunteerism here in Jordan. Last weekend after a tasty juice of lemon and mint on Rainbow Street, I was so surprised to see a large group of kids in orange vests … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

AMENDS Summit 2013

In April I participated in and presented at the AMENDS conference at Stanford University. I spent a week getting to know other delegates from across the United States, North Africa, and the Middle East. My talk on curriculum development for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Selou – سلو

Selou is a tasty powdery mix of almonds, sesame seeds, sugar and spices. Moroccans eat the stuff by the spoonful with a glass of sweet mint tea during Ramadan, or when they’ve just given birth. It also keeps well, so … Continue reading

Posted in Fulbright Student Research in Morocco, 2010-2011, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Babies! – الاطفال

Congratulations to the Benouna and the Lamrani Family! With (From L to R) his uncle Hamza, Aunties Latifa and Nazha and Grandma Ilham

Posted in Fulbright Student Research in Morocco, 2010-2011, Uncategorized | Leave a comment