From Houston to the UAE

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Point of Advice… Health Matters

The last couple of weeks have been pleasantly cool here, and the bite from the frost gives us a little taste of home. However,...

Sleepwalking into storage…

Have you ever gotten up in the middle of the night for a glass of water? You are half asleep with squinted eyes, so...