Because You’re Worth It

This post was going to be about hair. Along the way it took a left turn and became, yet again, about aging. Another sharp turn to the left and it morphed into an idea about women and self perception. One more gentle, left leaning bend brought me to face to face with ideas of identity... Continue Reading →

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The First Rule of Ex-Pat Club

Ex-pat postings are a bit like a revolving door; there's always someone coming, someone going, entering, exiting, getting stuck with their nose pressed against the glass with a look of horrified Oh-My-God-I've-Just-Made-The-Worst-Mistake-of-My-Life on their face.  Spinning around, sometimes missing the chance to jump out, sometimes escaping to the lobby for a few years of respite,... Continue Reading →

Real Housewives of Copenhagen

When we first made the decision to move abroad for my husband's job, I was regaled with stories of The Help; maids and house cleaners and au pairs and chefs and personal umbrella holders.  No dish pan hands, no fighting with the vacuum, free time up the wazoo.  Laundry sorted and folded and put away... Continue Reading →

The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side of the Olive Grove

We landed in Cyprus in late October.  Though the blistering heat of summer had mellowed somewhat, there was plenty of evidence of those scorching months in the parched landscape that greeted us; a dead and withered view that stretched from the airport into the capital.  Beige and olive drab and lifeless. Honestly, it could have... Continue Reading →

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D.E. Haggerty

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