While going through the millions of pictures that have piled up on my hard disk throughout the years, I came upon an annoyingly nostalgic picture.

This picture was probably taken during the year 2000 in Hasa, Saudi Arabia, on one of my dad’s family excursions. It brings back many, many memories- our biyearly road trips, abayas, the warm winters of Saudi Arabia, and most importantly to this post, the fact that I was once the tallest Assi.

Naturally, when the boys saw this picture, they all rolled on the floor with laughter, “Inti. Konti. Atwal. Mena?”

Yes. Ana. Kont. Atwal. Minkom. Tsawaro.

Omar’s answer to that was forcing me to post this picture: