As a repatriate, some of the points in this article hit home… … More Wall Street Journal article: Repatriation blues.
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 … 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 … More Please help. (Friends edition.)
Written 10.26.2014: I’m feeling: relaxed after getting lots of sleep. I’m listening to: a DVRed episode of Dead Again. I’m grateful for: a steady paycheck – I don’t have to enjoy my job, but it’s providing for now. New professional opportunities. My clients enjoying themselves at a local arts foundation. A new jacket for autumn – something I … More Gratitude 10.26.2014.
Exactly 1 year ago today, I left the United Kingdom after living there for over 3 years. … More The end. (Or the beginning?)
Today 08.26.2014: I’m feeling: exhausted. Drained. Tired. Sleepy. I’m listening to: mostly silence. I’m thinking about/wondering why: traveling. Going on a real vacation. Sleeping. Anything other than paperwork. This month being over. I’m reading: not much now, but already looking at Kindle prices & models to decide which one to get. That’ll hopefully happen by the … More Gratitude? (Not much for August.)
If we are to have true peace in the world, we must find it within ourselves. … More Today’s gratitude.
Today I’m feeling contemplative. … More Late gratitude.
NEW #blog post: Weekly update 06.29.2014. #repatriate #postaweek #expatriate #expat #travel http://t.co/VT1CkInCTG — Spinster (@SpinstersC) June 30, 2014 Today: I’m feeling: neither here nor there. I’m listening to: blowing fans keeping us cool. The TV – FIFA World Cup Costa Rica vs. Greece with my uncle. (Haven’t followed the World Cup aside from this, to … More Weekly update 06.29.2014.
NEW #blog post: Week in review 06.22.2014. #postaweek #repatriate #travel http://t.co/ALiPQJTQKq — Spinster (@SpinstersC) June 23, 2014 Today: I’m feeling: okay. This past week was a little better than the last. I’ve made peace with one or two things, and I’m treading softly at work. I’m listening to: the TV – Lockup: Raw. My uncle … More Week in review 06.22.2014.