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Highway design

Everyday the drive to and from Dubai to Abu Dhabi is an adventure. I noticed this week that the main street thru Dubai (called Sheikh Zayed Road) is about seven lanes wide. Lots of room to zip around town, but … Continue reading

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Who Would Have Thought

Today was a new adventure for me. I took care of getting my UAE driver’s license without any help from any local residents. It did take a little longer to get the proper paperwork organized for this event, but once … Continue reading

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What day is it…….

I have been in Dubai for one year now………the weekend in the UAE is Friday and Saturday. I do not know why, but my body clock is telling me that Sunday is really Monday. ┬áIt is nice to think that … Continue reading

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Possible to be more spoiled

Counting down the days to my next trip back home. Can’t wait to see everyone from Indiana to California. Lots of air miles in my future, but it will be worth it. This week was a good week. Got pampered … Continue reading

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New surroundings

One of the guys that works at my construction site lives in Dubai and drives over to Abu Dhabi each day. He gave me a call and asked if he could hitch a ride with me since his car had … Continue reading

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Who would have thought………..??

On my way to dinner last night, I was trying to decide if I wanted to go for Mexican food or go to my favorite hamburger joint, Fuddruckers. So after a hard day’s work at the MAKE internet cafe, I … Continue reading

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People watching

I know that a lot of people are worried about the recent activities in the Middle East. So far things in Dubai seem to be normal everyday activities. I only hear about what is going on outside the UAE thru … Continue reading

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Where Am I ??

OK, I have almost been in Dubai for one year. I got here at the end of October, 2011. For the life of me, I do not know what it is about me or my car or maybe it is … Continue reading

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Extra points

Today is a red letter day……….besides it being a Friday and the first day of the weekend, I have also been named “The Mayor” of MAKE Business Hub. MAKE is the internet cafe that I hang out at when I … Continue reading

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Method to their madness

I thought I would sit down while I am having this four day weekend and talk about some of the great little features that I have discovered in Dubai. Many of the streets and alleyways are brick cobblestone streets. Yes … Continue reading

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