Let’s start where the last post left off… That was June, I’d been to the U.S. and back — twice in two months — and I needed my zombie time. But we’ll skip forward a bit, as zombie time is boring.
Messy fun vacations, on the other hand, are NOT boring. And we got one.
In July it was back to Amman, Jordan, where I taught a class on evaluation. The thirty students were readying final reports and presentations to clients. We had a crazy week! Ramon happened to be in town at the same time for his own work, which allowed for a wild Indiana-Jones-style escape to Petra.
I would say it was the hottest day ever, because it was murderous – by the end I was hiding under my chapeau, head down, motoring as fast as my wobbly legs would carry me, from tiny shady outcropping to tiny shady outcropping.
But it was actually hotter the day before, at the Dead Sea: