Mary Anne's Blog: An American's Perspective about Living in Lebanon

Snippets of My Life – 27 Years in Lebanon

  • Lebanese Women and Their Hair

    January 17, 2021 by

    Lebanese value hair, both the women and the men. If you ever visit Lebanon, you will see lots of women with long hair – and this was true way before the Kardashians, and as long as I lived in the country, so for 27 years, this has been so. You see the people see “hair”… Read more

  • Bono, Our Beiruti Dog, and the Incident with a Bee

    December 30, 2020 by

    Lebanese, in general, do not like pets. Historically, the Islamic faith consider dogs, in particular their saliva, dirty. That makes sense when you think about rabies and the associated health problems. Moreover, Lebanese are fanatics about keeping their houses clean, and when they think about having pets, they cringe – pets are dirty. They feel… Read more

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