Imagine a big Venn Diagram. Really, who doesn't love a good Venn diagram?? This one is called "Things That Keep You Awake At Night." On one side you have expats. On the other, non-expats. Most of the things that keep many of us tossing and twisting in our beds while the rest of the world slumbers... Continue Reading →
Dear Parents, I volunteer at my children's school a fair amount. I do it for a lot of reasons, but believe it or not, I actually enjoy spending time with school age kids. Most of the time. I complain about it and I'm often exhausted by it. Often times it's thankless. Sometimes it's downright appalling how badly... Continue Reading →
I've been experimenting with some cross-over blog/social media/picture posts. I usually post this sort of thing on the FB page and Twitter, but hey….anything for a buck, right? Wait…who am I kidding? No bucks here, there, or anywhere ;-).
Years ago my husband told me a story about the one fist-fight he got into on the schoolyard asphalt. There were insults and threats and while not quite pistols at dawn, an assignation by the lockers at 3--or something to that effect. My husband is a big man, in stature as well as heart, but despite his... Continue Reading →