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Maryland, USA

My first snow.

November 29, 2014
Snow in Maryland
This trip of mine to the US gave a lot of first-time experiences for me, things that I have only seen on films and TV most of the time. At the top of my US trip bucket list is to experience my first snow fall. I haven’t seen snow in my entire life. I came from the tropical country of the Philippines where I only get to experience two kinds of weather – summer and typhoon season. I moved to the desert ca

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Random Musings

Winter, where have you been all this time?

October 11, 2012
In some other parts of the world, the dreaded season would be winter but in our case, we wait for it so very eagerly every single year. Summer isn’t really enjoyable here in the Middle East, what with the heat of the desert which seems to me like a biblical punishment rather than a mere climate. The other day, I looked at the weather report and it was twenty freakin’ six degrees celsius! From 40-ish dow

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