Goodnight Nobody, Goodnight Mush

If you asked people in the know to describe me, the list would be over represented with synonyms of “efficient”. I like to think there would be a ‘clever’ or a ‘witty’ thrown in here and there, maybe a ‘thoughtful’ or ‘insightful’, but you would almost certainly not find the word ‘sentimental’. Yet though my husband sometimes describes…

Oh, The Places You’ll Go! An Expat Commencement Address

Many of you are familiar with Dr. Suess’s Oh, the Places You’ll Go. Since its publication in 1990, it has become the go-to gift for wave after wave of matriculated seniors stepping forth into the great, wide world. Wise words–that rhyme– wrapped and tied with a bow. Meant for children of all ages, it is filled…