How to build a Moroccan garden

May 17, 2012
We made a false start at landscaping last spring, our first spring after we bought this house in Fall 2010. Maybe we didn't have a clear vision or maybe we picked the...

Camels in the Sahara

May 12, 2012
What comes to mind when you hear the words "Sahara" or "desert?" (Yeah, we're back in Morocco. Never left, really.) Camels. Everywhere, including cute babies. I...

Monkeying around with macaques in Morocco

April 24, 2012
I know. The title was irresistible. So there we were on the way to the Sahara when we came across this sight. They're macaques, the most widespread kind of...

A slave to the kitchen

April 23, 2012
Our company Saturday night enjoyed an authentic Moroccan dinner.Pictures? you ask?  No time. Dinner was labor-intensive. In fact, we counted 25 person-hours to make...

Living in the moment: Morocco

April 21, 2012
Crouched down on their haunches by the side of the dusty road, astride a mule, under an awning in a café, on a stone fence wrapping and rewrapping their yellow...

Easy Moroccan dessert

April 20, 2012
By far, the most delicious dessert we had in Morocco was this: Cinnamon Orange Salad.  Here's how to make it: Slice up some sweet oranges. Sprinkle cinnamon on...

Jurassic-era fossils –now I own one

April 19, 2012
Jurassic-era fossils here. I can’t even imagine having a dining room table made out of rock containing prehistoric fossils. Or a sculpture. A bathroom sink....

Taking bread dough to the bakery in Marrakech

April 18, 2012
So we're walking in the souk in Marrakech. We notice a woman standing in a doorway holding a basket of bread dough. She and Mohamed exchange a few words in Arabic, he...

Swinging tassels

April 17, 2012
Tassels are very Moroccan and we saw them everywhere and in every known color. And some unknown. I bought one of these small ones for my car rear-view mirror to...

Intricate flavors, exotic meals & slaughtering chickens

April 16, 2012
"I keep thinking about going back to Morocco," I said to M. the other day."I don't think you ever left," he responded, and maybe he's right. I've been home more than...

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