Monthly Archives: December 2011

Did not forget

Back home again in Indiana……..the great Hoosier State. I apologize for not posting some new blog info. I have been very busy visiting family and friends. I had to setup a spreadsheet to keep track of my schedule. Too many … Continue reading

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Great idea……but…..

On the walk over to the Irish Pub I saw an interesting feature that is all over Dubai. Instead of putting in curb cuts for handicapped people and pedestrians going down a small ramp, the Dubai transportation folks put in … Continue reading

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Food Network 003

I discovered a new culinary treat today……no it is not another donut shop. This is an Irish Pub that is about two stops on the Dubai Metro from my office. I hopped the train and after a short walk from … Continue reading

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Friends come thru again

Friday night and the Dubai Mall was a zoo. Everyone is out Christmas shopping or I should say “Festive Shopping”. A good friend of mine works as a facility manager at the Dubai Mall. He asked me to stop by … Continue reading

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Different meanings 001

I thought I would start a new section of my blog entitled: ¬†Different Meanings Quite often I will see a sign or something written on a menu that can have a double meaning or maybe the Arabic spelling of something … Continue reading

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Food Network 002

Since I was talking about local coffee shops in a previous posting, I thought I would share with you a new local place that I tried out for lunch today. The Mall closest to my villa is called the Al … Continue reading

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What to do…..?

I just got my coffee shop guy trained to have my coffee waiting for me when he sees me coming across the parking lot. He calls me “Mister Tony”. Such respect. For a change I stopped by the Krispy Creme … Continue reading

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What were they thinking??

I had a meeting the other day with the company that I am working with on the new high rise apartment project. I met at their office. I was running a littler early so I looked around their office tower … Continue reading

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Right on schedule

Everything seemed to be right on schedule today, so I thought I would outline the highlights. Got up refreshed and ready for work. Perfect weather and had the windows rolled down for the fresh air drive into work. We have … Continue reading

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Not quite 5 Guys

This afternoon I thought I would do some exploring on the Dubai Metro. I parked my car near the office and I wanted to take the Metro to the end of the line towards Abu Dhabi. I thought I could … Continue reading

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