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Occupation Wife, mother, student, & lexicographer
Location Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Introduction We've been in and out of Russia, the Middle East, and the United States since 2001, with one summer at the Middlebury Arabic School in Vermont. We used to live in Tucson and also spent one glorious year in Upstate New York. Current adventure: Sharjah, UAE.
Interests Linguistics, Piano, Running, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Syria, Jordan, Travel, Writing
Favorite Movies Spellbound, Mansfield Park, Amadeus, Batman Begins, Persuasion, Pirates of the Caribbean, Spiderman 2, Last of the Mohicans, Casino Royale, The Painted Veil
Favorite Music Guster, The Corrs, Echoing Green, Lorena McKennitt, The Police, Pet Shop Boys
Favorite Books Madame Bovary, Calico Captive, Les Miserables, The Arabists, Come Tell Me How You Live, A Pair of Blue Eyes, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Princess Academy, The Book Thief, Blood and Sand, New Moon, Papa Married A Mormon, A Tale of Two Cities