Day Off

I hope everyone is having a good Monday! Unfortunately, I've been feeling under the weather recently, but I still plan on posting this week. Stay tuned for an update!

Surviving Long Distance – Why it’s really not that bad

“Distance means so little when someone means so much.” - Unknown, Internet When Rocket and I talk about how we met (Our Story), most people are shocked that the entirety of our relationship before marriage was long distance. We didn’t live in the same city until after we said, “I do!” I’m not surprised some ...

A Guarded Heart?

“As a married couple you will be sharing your lives together which means sharing your heart.” - When calls the heart ~~~ Have you ever been dating someone and wondered when was the right time to let your guard down and open up? Recently a friend of ours asked the very same question. When is ...

Wait…Kuwait?

“50 years from now when you look back at your life, don't you wanna say you had the guts to get in the car?” - Transformers ~~~ Earlier this year, Rocket asked me: “So what do you think about Kuwait?” “Wait...Kuwait?” I thought to myself. Honestly, I didn’t know what to think about Kuwait. I ...

What Are Your Intentions?

 "All right, Sparky, here's the deal. If you wanna court the little lady, you gotta be a straight shooter. Do ya got it?.... Tell her the TRUTH!” - Genie, Aladdin ~~~ 3 weeks ago I wrote about a conversation Rocket and I had with friends over breakfast (read it here). We started discussing relationships and ...

How To Not Compromise

“To infinity and beyond!” - Toy Story ~~~~ Despite feeling under the weather, this past week I was excited to schedule our vacation trips for this year. As we start to plan our trips, I was reminded of this article originally published September 18, 2017. Thinking of each other first has helped us plan future ...

Let’s Talk: Dubai

“The race for excellence has no finish line.” - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai    ~~~~ For those readers who haven’t visited my About page yet, I moved to Dubai after marrying my husband, affectionately known as “Rocket” on my blog. Although I can’t speak for the whole Middle East (or even ...

Valentine’s Day Special: Dating 101

“It doesn’t matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other.” - Good Will Hunting ~~~~ This morning, Rocket and I went to breakfast with a few old friends from his time in China. Although most of them no longer live in China, they ...

Love Is…

Faith: "I thought love was supposed to conquer all?"   Jack: "It does, if it’s really love."   -When Calls the Heart ~~~~ What does love mean to you? Fittingly for February, the love month, I have already had multiple conversations with friends and family this week about relationships. The discussions included topics such as falling in love ...

I Love Drinking “Dirty” Water!

"When life gives you lemons, make jal jeera" - Me ~~~~ There are many things about Dubai that I love, but one of my favorites is the variety of international cuisine. Many people have asked me about the different types of food here and what I normally like to eat. So I have decided to ...

Freedom To Explore: The Maldives

"Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans." –John Lennon ~~~~ It was amazing! No, not because of the hours traveled, luxurious resort, or beautiful pictures taken. It was amazing because of the uninterrupted quality time Rocket and I spent with each other.  If you saw any of our recent social ...

2 Investments You Can Make Right Now That Are Better Than Bitcoin

“Love is something you do for someone else, not something you do for yourself.” - Gary Chapman ~~~~ Not too long ago, Rocket and I met up with one of our friends from college, whom I refer to as Dan for the remainder of the post. We were ecstatic to learn of his recent engagement ...

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