Shway shway

“Little by little”…. Little by little, life in Amman is beginning to feel more normal. Days are relaxed and comfortable here, which is a welcome contrast to my hectic life at Penn! Though I hit the ground running when I first arrived– quite literally, considering the car accident mentioned in my last post— over the past two weeks I have really begun to settle in, … Continue reading Shway shway

Inshallah

God [Allah] willing! It’s a phrase I hear many, many times a day here in Jordan, from practically everyone around me. Sometimes it seems hopeful, sometimes it seems like an excuse, sometimes it kind of just seems like “like,” a default word to fill the gaps when you don’t know what else to say. I’m not usually one to think that things are ever out of my … Continue reading Inshallah