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.
As a repatriate, some of the points in this article hit home…Read 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 […]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.)
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 […]Read More Gratitude 10.26.2014.
Exactly 1 year ago today, I left the United Kingdom after living there for over 3 years.Read 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 […]Read More Gratitude? (Not much for August.)
If we are to have true peace in the world, we must find it within ourselves.Read More Today’s gratitude.
Today I’m feeling contemplative.Read 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 […]Read More Weekly update 06.29.2014.