We Do Have Weather

In case you were wondering, those of you reading the blog back in the USA, yes, we do have cloudy days here in Abu Dhabi. Right now at 9:30 a.m., it’s about 80 F, windy, and mostly cloudy. Very pleasant, actually, especially considering that it’s the last...

Happy Thanksgiving from Abu Dhabi

This year’s Thanksgiving animal of choice was the camel. No, we didn’t eat one. In fact, we’ve deferred our celebratory Thanksgiving meal until Saturday, when we’ll be joining a number of NYUAD colleagues here in Sama Tower. But we spent much...

Tonight’s Sunset

Here’s the view out our window this evening, looking vaguely to the southwest past the Emirates Palace. Last month, I conquered my fear of driving in Abu Dhabi, figuring that if I could drive in Massachusetts and in Manthattan, I couldĀ  manage anywhere. After...