Weekly Dose Post #245

This is stuff I found while browsing the net. Check back every Monday for more… Joke of the Week: Tom, Dick and Harry went to a party. After the party they returned to the hotel. The hotel was 150 stories high. Unfortunately for them, the elevator was not working. They made a plan for the […]

Eid Mubarak to all my Muslim friends!

     Ramadan lasts for thirty days some years and 29 other years. There was a debate over whether or not Eid-al-Fitr will begin today or tomorrow. However, according to religious authorities and my friend (J.A.) who visited Saudi Arabia earlier this month it’s today. He started yelling at me because I didn’t tell him […]

Ramadan Mubarak

     My loving friend (J.A.) is currently in Saudia Arabia for his very first personal Hajj experience. He said this is something he must do and needs to pray for guidance. He already walked around the Kaaba many times and I am so proud of him.       His hair is was so thick & […]

International Day

This was a fun activity day at the school. Each classroom dressed up like they were from different countries. The children made a colorful dragon in art class. In Kuwait the school/work days are Sunday-Thursday. Friday-Saturday is the weekend. The majority of the population Muslim. Jumu’ah (Friday Prayers) are done inside the Mosque. Muslim men […]

Eid Mubarak

Eid an abbreviation for Eid al-Fitr an important Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid refers to the occasion itself, and Mubarak means blessed. The phrase translates into English as “blessed festival.”           Eid involves many Muslims waking up early and praying either at an outdoor […]