From Houston to the UAE

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...

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...

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 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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...