Category Archives: Rant

Hyphenated Names– for Women Only?

I’ve wanted to write this rant for months, and now I’ve succumbed to the urge.   Hyphenated names for non-Muslim  women make no sense to me.  They are long, phonetically awkward, and cumersome to write. They suggest that the poor woman didn’t … Continue reading

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More to the Kingdom and to Me

Monday, September 13, 2010 There is More to the Kingdom, and More to Me Judging from many comments made on English language blogs about Saudi Arabia, one might conclude that the Kingdom is nothing but a hell-hole– a prison for … Continue reading

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Agitated

Sunday, August 29, 2010 I allowed myself to get embroiled in a blog conversation with someone whose objective was only to inflame, ridicule, provoke, and insult. See: ( http://saudiwoman.wordpress.com/2010/08/23/shiekh-al-ahmed-issues-a-fatwa/) I bent over backwards to accommodate A’idah’s points, give weight to … Continue reading

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Ya Mamma, Ya Babba

Ya Mamma, Ya Babba When I read Bedu’s recent post, Saudi Arabia- Understanding Umm’s and Abu’s, I became inspired for this post. I suppose I should say it is a rant, but I am genuinely curious about how the following … Continue reading

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Fantasy Reigns

One of the interesting tourist attractions in the United States is the Renaissance Faire: http://www.renfaire.com/ Last weekend I joined my daughter and her family at the Bristol Renaissance Faire on the border of Illinois and Wisconsin. It is a remarkable event, … Continue reading

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