Monthly Archives: February 2011

Diriyah Farm Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; An apology to the foxes

Feb 13-18 The Prince’s party,  feeding the bodyguards, more biodiversity, an apology to the foxes and Al Khaledia Farm The morning of the Prince’s party I gave a class to 6 ladies interested in growing organic vegetables and flowers.  We  … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabian desert walk; The dead yellow taxi

February 11, 2011 The Dead Yellow Taxi Young, old, bespectacled, clear eyed,  lawyers that taught university English from America, German linguists who taught university English, urology nurses from Australia, telecom workers from Australia, water system evaluators from Russia, army and … Continue reading

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Jet lagged in Saudi Arabia

Dear Everyone, Another jet lag early morning. 3am is feels good at 3 am but as the day goes on life begins to feel as thick as molasses until one finally just stops. At 5 am the variety and large … Continue reading

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The Golden Night; in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The golden night, mysteries in the greenhouse, dancing with gastroenterologists and bulbuls in the rear view mirror. Two nights ago it rained.  First the wind came up blowing dust in front of it, obscuring the sky.  Under this cover, clouds … Continue reading

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Eagles and Hoopoes at dawn and scrimishes in the garden, and vegetables for the Saudi Arabian Minister of Agriculture

Feb 8: Eagles and Hoopoes at dawn and scrimishes in the garden, and vegetables for the Swedish Ambassador. This morning at 6:30am, otherwise known as dawn- Ben was down in the lower quarry area of the garden  contemplating the tasks  … Continue reading

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Diriyah Farm Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 6, Soy sauce with ground camel and aphid mummies

Feb. 6 Saudi Arabia Soy sauce with ground camel and aphid mummies Dinner is simmering on the stove after a monsoon of washing vegetables.  With our camel are caramelized onions and  findee, a bitter green that resembles dandelion.  This is … Continue reading

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