Monday, June 08, 2009

Duly Noted

I learned yesterday that, if you are allowing a socialite friend to plan your schedule, when you go to work do not leave your abaya at his house thirty miles away, as he will plan three events immediately after work.

Yesterday I walked around one of Jeddah's biggest markets, went to a restaurant, and attended the Ethiopian National Day celebration all while wearing a skirt suit. Jeddah hasn't seen that much leg (the skirt fell just below my knees) in decades, I'm sure. At least I was popular with the Ethiopian diplomats...

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