Brotherly Love

Two of my three amazing and talented sisters visited me a few months back.  To get here they had to layover in Jeddah for 8 hours.  I was worried sick they'd get harrassed by the Mutaween or just have an icky time in general and was working on my "we think they're crazy too" speech.… More Brotherly Love

Granfalloons

Granfalloon (n) : “A proud and meaningless association of human beings.” A word coined by Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) in his book Cat’s Cradle. I was recalling the concept recently for some reason but couldn’t bring the term to mind. There it is: A granfalloon. The idea is illustrated in the book by a woman from… More Granfalloons