SOARING TO NEW HORIZONS

Teacher talk… Unable to plan

My former colleagues go back to work in two weeks. Normally, about now, I’d be spending part of my day planning lessons. I always...

Soaring to New Horizons…

One of the best things about the Internet is that you can travel to anywhere in the world with just the tap of your...

You’ve got the fever…

    Pollen is in the air; new life is budding.  It’s that time of year where you’re exhausted and antsy at the same time. If...

Palazzo pants bonanza!

  I remember way back when I bought my first pair of gauchos.  They were orange and flouncy.  I loved them, and I probably wore...

The dirt beneath my feet…

I get up at 5 a.m. so I can hike before it gets too warm. While it’s not as hot in Phoenix, Arizona as...

This is what it’s all about!

I’m sure in the higher order of things its no accident that my youngest child graduated high school on my last day of work. ...

One step at a time…

I’m now five months into my Abu Dhabi adventure, and I have yet to set foot on UAE soil.  I’m glad I’m not a...

Just call me princess!

Last weekend began with me annoyed because of a siren that went off all night long. This led to a sleepy-brained me driving too...

Living the good life in Abu Dhabi

My life changed a few weeks ago. One minute I was doing the normal airport thing in Chicago, the next I entered a whole...

Hanging in there … the waiting game

I have six weeks left of school — SIX. It seems like forever from now. My teacher friends back ‘home’ are currently enjoying their...