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2010-12-24 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An investigation into an illegal "unlady-like" sporting event for women is the topic of discussion this week on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/12/its-not-lady-like.html Oud and incense burners are featured on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/ SOURCE Susie's Big Adventure

2010-11-05 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in Saudi Arabia united for a common cause - Breast Cancer Awareness - this past week and in the process shattered an existing Guinness World Record. With the odds stacked against them, it seemed to be an impossible feat, but Susie was there and shares her experience on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/pink-ribbon-earns-ksa-place-in-history.html A yummy breakfast platter and interesting public...

2010-10-29 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Joining an energetic group of young people, Susie participates in an anti-litter beach clean-up campaign in Jeddah. Read how these inspired and dedicated youth are making a difference in their community. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/cleaning-up-jeddah.html The Green Mosque on the Red Sea and lifesize palm tree sculptures are featured this week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. Have a look!...

2010-10-22 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Susie's Big Adventure features a recent CNN segment with a Public Service Announcement on Islam and Islamophia and an interview with Deepak Chopra about his new book, Muhammad, A Story of the Last Prophet. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/10/challenging-misconceptions-of-islam.html See new photos from Saudi Arabia every day on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal. In this past week's posts, you'll see a mosque under...

2010-10-01 11:00:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In a frank post about her Saudi-American teenage son that mixes sadness with hope, Susie writes candidly about motherly sacrifice and the huge change in her living situation in Saudi Arabia. Read about this emotional episode on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/09/new-chapter.html Khanjar, the infamous curved Arab dagger, can be seen this week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she...

2010-09-24 11:00:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On Susie's Big Adventure this week, a Muslim woman speaks out about why wearing the veil is the right decision for her. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/09/voice-behind-veil.html Some beautiful mall murals await your viewing on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she publishes new photos every day from Saudi Arabia. http://susieofarabia.wordpress.com/ SOURCE Susie's Big Adventure


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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