SOARING TO NEW HORIZONS

Just cruising along in the UAE

May is finally here! Woo hoo! Summer break is getting close. Those of you who are waiting to arrive in August are probably going...

Preparing to teach in the UAE…Welcome to the wild ride

It seems it’s interview time again. Teachers from around the world are posting online questions about what it’s like to live and work here....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...