SOARING TO NEW HORIZONS

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...

Runners…

Teachers tend to research every aspect of a situation.  We can’t help ourselves, we like being prepared.  So, it’s no big shock that regardless...

Think they’ll notice I’m a little different…

I’m closing out the school year like I always do. While I’m going through the motions, I am not the same person I was...

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...

I’m still here…in the UAE

No matter how much you prepare for a move this big, there is no way to avoid culture shock, homesickness and self doubt. I...

Oh, happy days! The 43rd National Day in the UAE

I don’t remember how I brought in my 43rd birthday, but I’ll always remember how I helped celebrate the UAE’s big day --- and...

Same, same…but oh so different

A friend asked what I miss most about home. I think she was expecting a long list of items, some of which she could...

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...

Weathering the storm in Abu Dhabi

It’s been a long while since I’ve posted here, and not because I’ve been leading a boring life. I’ve been so busy enjoying all...

Marhaba, Year Two of teaching in the UAE!

Summer break flew by. I cannot express how wonderful it was for me to be able to travel to two countries to visit family...