Day 21 Slice of Life – Happy Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day in the Middle East and northern Africa. This unofficial holiday started in 1956, introduced by Mustafa Amin, Egyptian journalist, and was gradually adopted in about twenty other countries. It coincides with the beginning of spring, which I think is an appropriate day to celebrate birth and motherhood. This year, in celebration of… Read more Day 21 Slice of Life – Happy Mother’s Day

Day 20 Slice of Life – Monster Cookies

“I need to bake cookies,” I told my husband. It’s Friday, a day for rest and baking. “Make some for the nurses. They are overworked these days,” said my husband. He’s the chaplain at the hospital. I had all the ingredients for monster cookies, plus two liters of Baskin-Robbins ice cream in the freezer. We… Read more Day 20 Slice of Life – Monster Cookies

Day 19 Slice of Life – Birthday Wishes

Before we left on our Corona distancing holiday, the teachers and admin chipped in money for a birthday celebration for our vice principal. Then about a week before her birthday, we had to leave school. We celebrated during a virtual meeting and sent her with a virtual birthday card on her special day. But today,… Read more Day 19 Slice of Life – Birthday Wishes