Last month, I visited England for a wedding. I was there less than a week. Because of the nature in which I left England 4 years ago, I wasn’t sure what feelings would come up for me. England was my 2nd home. I’d begun building some semblance of a life there – building my career, […]Read More Jolly good time – (2nd) home sweet home.
Happy 2016. It has been way too long. Life happens.
Last year was eventful, in good and bad ways. Let’s see, where to begin…Read More A very late Happy 2016.
The day after we returned to Abu Dhabi, we went on a desert safari that took place in the evening.Read More United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi part 2.
As a repatriate, some of the points in this article hit home…Read More Wall Street Journal article: Repatriation blues.
Dubai was never on my list of places to travel, but since I had the opportunity to go, I wasn’t going to pass it up while visiting the United Arab Emirates.Read More United Arab Emirates – Dubai in 36 hours or less.
The day was here. It was only less than 2 months before that I’d purchased the tickets…Read More United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi part 1.
This is a New York Times opinion piece making the case for more Black Americans to consider expatriation.Read More Opinion piece – The Next Great Migration.
Good day, readers. By the time you see this blog post, I’ll be in the air on my way to Chicago, Illinois… en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for a week. I’ve held this in for 2 months, and I was about to burst. 😐 I’m so grateful to finally get back to […]Read More Off we go.
Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side. –The Talmud (NOTE: this is a long one, with a bit of cursing, disclosure, no punches pulled, and vulnerability. Don’t like any of that? Don’t bother reading any further.) NEW #MustRead #blog post: Then and now. #postaweek #expatriate […]Read More Then and now.
I don’t blog about stuff like this (except when I did it for myself). But this is a friend of mine, and when I was going through my personal hell in the United Kingdom and back here in the United States, he and his wife went above & beyond to help me. (They even still […]Read More Please help. (Friends edition.)