Tag Archive: Dates

Balah: The Prequel to Dates

In Jordanian tradition, weddings are announced with a zaffa, a procession of drums, horns, dancers, poems, and friends leading the bride and groom to the wedding hall. I attended my first ever zaffa… Continue reading

What I Eat Before a Run

Today I ate two pieces of cake.  Tomorrow, I will revert to routine: Usually I eat 1, 3, or 5 dates before a run.  The exact number depends on the distance I plan… Continue reading