Chapter Sixteen – “Me, I’m a vegetarian too, but I don’t have a problem with meat. I eat pork.”

Today, for the second time, we were relieved of our kitchen duties, this time by volunteer Doran and her friends who made a Korean feast for the visitors and residents. They were super prepared, arriving in the kitchen with everything presliced and whipping up six different dishes in hardly any time. Come 3pm, the table […]

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Chapter Fifteen – “Happy birthday!” “Happy birthday.” “Thank you.” “You’re welcome!”

Today was Salim’s birthday AND pizza Friday AND Aboud’s birthday (as we later found out). So in theory, this should have been the best day ever, and it came close, except that we were all feeling pretty grotty and Kim was at home, in bed, being sick and sweating garlic. Due to the aforementioned grottiness, and […]

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