SOARING TO NEW HORIZONS

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Learning to let it be…

The first group of ADEC teachers began flying out this week.  This time last week we were all frantically checking our emails. It was...

The waiting is the hardest part

Tom Petty got it right: the waiting is the hardest part I’ve been spending a lot of time in waiting rooms —- taking friends to...

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...

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...