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About crazytvfan815

A nearly-20 college student about to spend a year in Amman, Jordan, having never traveled to the Middle East before, and not knowing a word of Arabic.

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Tremor: 6.8, Depth: 2.7 kilometers, Location: 0.0 kilometers from Gaza City, Gaza Today, I woke up sick. Not deathly ill, but enough to keep me bedridden for the day, and unable to attend classes. However, through the throbbing pain of … Continue reading

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Ski Lebanon!

Tremor: 4.1, Depth: 6.7 kilometres, Endroit: 2.3 kilometres de Beyrouth, Liban. I’ve been skiing for almost a decade now, and I have to say, I love it. From the feeling of the wind whipping through your hair to the beautiful … Continue reading

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Oman (To Love AND To Be Loved)

Tremors: 8.1, 2.9 Depths: 2.8, 6.7 kilometers, Location: 7.8 kilometers from Muscat, Oman The concept of every action having a equal and opposite reaction is one that should largely remain confined to physics. In life, many actions, such as getting … Continue reading

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A Democracy Pilgrimage

Tremor: 4.1, Depth: 3.4 kilometers, Location: 0.0 kilometers from Tunis, Tunisia The United States is not that old. Not that old at all, in fact. The scattered ruins that dot the Middle East, left by Greece, Rome, and various Crusader … Continue reading

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Why They’re Called Bright Eyes (Cleanse Song)

Tremors: 7.0, 7.6, 3.1; Depths: 4.2, 3.9, 5.6 km; Location: 3.7 kilometers from Amman, Jordan One of my favorite albums of all time is Beach House’s Teen Dream, and in particular the track, “10 Mile Stereo” (Shout out to Graffiti cafe for … Continue reading

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The Constant Ticking Sound

Tremor: 3.1, Depth: 6.3 miles, Location: 4.8 kilometers from Amman, Jordan. Just a heads up, this post is not about Fiona or Sharon. Are they gone? Really gone? Okay, there’s a little bit about Fiona and Sharon. I’m a sucker … Continue reading

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Seedless Grapes

First of all, a quick shout-out to all of the people I had no idea were reading my blog before. Only one of you got your question about the identities of “Fiona” and “Sharon” answered, but it’s funny how nothing makes people … Continue reading

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