From Houston to the UAE

The Mall Culture of the UAE

Designer stores everywhere! You name it; it is here! One of the interesting things that I noticed early after arriving in the UAE is the...

Life’s a canvas… Paint a picture!

Imagine someone giving you a paintbrush, beautiful acrylic paint and a blank canvas. Your task is to create a picture of a place you...

A Transition…

This is dedicated to all the August 2014 EMT hopefuls…. This week, I am sharing my blog through poetry. I enjoy writing. I believe this...

Reflections… The New Year is here!

Imagine this. You are seated on your comfortable couch with the shades drawn and the only noise to be heard is the soft hum of...

Boxes, Mother’s Day and a return notice…

Can you say boxes? There are so many of them right now, that our house is totally overrun with them. Just when we think that...

Bit by bit…

There are so many little details that go into making this transition. This week I was able to get quite a few things done....

A week of Art and other things

This week went quickly. On Sunday, we decided we would go to the zoo. Unfortunately for us, the line was extremely long… especially for...

Finally!

Imagine this: You're sitting at home scratching a lottery ticket with a shiny coin, as each section is revealed, you begin scratching even more...

So Much to Do Before the BIG move!

One word that describes this week… tired. Last week, was my last week of work, thus the final paycheck. We have been saving along...

The Excitement Continues!

This was a very exciting week… my daughter and hubby received their passports. Whew! That’s one more important task completed. However, two weeks ago...