Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.

September 12th, outsourced

Jeremy and I competed at Guess the Accent, but we both got 12/12. So fun!

I have been watching this all week: Stuff YA readers say. "But wouldn't it be MORE romantic if...?"

I know you want to see Marvel Superheroes decked out in Hello Kitty. Not gonna lie, it's super cute. [HT Jeremy]

I am fascinated by this project to make a documentary about the sexual harassment women face in Egypt. They did a hidden-camera video of men looking at a woman walking down the street and it brought back sooo many awful memories. The guy at 1:04...shudder. [HT Anna]

Syria's generation in waiting.

What every introvert needs to know to be happy and successful. [HT Sarah]

Finally, a Simpsons database! Other than the one in my brain.

Here is a beautiful time-lapse video of Sharjah.

Bad lip-reading, NFL style. This may be my favorite one yet. [HT Jeremy]

Power struggles

Reichstag, Berlin, 2002 and 2014