Monthly Archives: April 2012

Burger wars

The UAE seems to have a great appreciation for burgers and fries. At my own health risk, I have decided to review a number of these establishments so that everyone will have a better idea on where to go when … Continue reading

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Don’t take directions well

It has been said that men do not like to ask for directions. Well, I have been lost a few times in Dubai, so I purchased a GPS unit to help me find my way around. I guess you could … Continue reading

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Don’t call me a traitor

Now that I am spending more time at the job site in Abu Dhabi, I thought I would explore the surrounding area a bit. Since my project is so close to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC), there are … Continue reading

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Settling in at the job site

Things are moving along on my high rise apartment building project in Abu Dhabi. The job site is about an hour and 15 minutes from my villa in Dubai. Interstate driving the whole way. I have attached some images to … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons to an Abaya

Now that the weather is turning a little warmer in Dubai and I see the local women wearing their abayas (the black covers for their hair and their street clothes), I thought I would give you my opinion on the … Continue reading

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Not going to listen

Well after the ACE Hardware clerk made that comment about me “skipping meals” , so that I would be able to wear my safety vest, I decided to check out the new muffins that they have downstairs at another local diner. The muffin … Continue reading

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New Abu Dhabi office

My co-worker has established a new remote office for me in Abu Dhabi. I will be coming over to the jobsite about two or three times a week. The project is scheduled to take about two years, so I think … Continue reading

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Safety first

We had our big kickoff meeting at the Abu Dhabi project jobsite last week. Things are moving along as planned. During the brief discussion about safety on the jobsite, it was determined that everyone needs to have a hard hat … Continue reading

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Food Channel

I know that I often talk about food in my blogs and I will try to refrain from posting too much about food, but when a good deal presents itself, I could not pass this one up. I have been … Continue reading

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Valued customer

Well it appears that when I spent approx. ten days in Indy last week, it caused enough of an economic downturn that my local Krispy Creme store went out of business. I did not think that my couple of visits … Continue reading

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