Category: Living

Write It Down

“Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.” Francis Bacon, Sr. ~~~ Being so far from home, we love when friends and family decide to visit. Over the weekend, a family member came to visit us, and we enjoyed numerous conversations about family, life, work, and ...

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!

Say “No” To New Year Resolutions

"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." - Arthur Ashe  It’s January 8th - only eight days into the new year and some of us are already struggling with those new year’s resolutions. Don’t worry, you are not alone. In fact, in just 3 weeks most people give up on ...

Hello New Year!

"If you were able to believe in Santa for like 8 years, you can believe in yourself for like 5 seconds. Okay you got this!" - Anonymous  ~~~~ Happy New Year!  I hope you all enjoyed the holiday season as much as we did! Fun fact: New Year's Day is the only common public holiday ...

How do you say, “How do you say?”

“With languages, you are at home anywhere.” - Edmund De Waal ~~~~ This past weekend, Rocket and I attended a friends and family PIK NIK at the Westin Hotel in Dubai Marina. As I glanced around the picnic table hearing a mother talk to her youngest daughter in Slovenian (or maybe it was French?) then ...

Are You Nervous? So What…

“But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.” - 2 Chronicles 15:7 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Want to know a secret? Sometimes I get nervous. Ok, it’s really not a secret especially since everyone I know has been nervous at some point in their life.  Sometimes being nervous is a ...

Ready, Set, Go!

“I live my life a quarter mile at a time.” - Dom, Fast and the Furious ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As I sit back at an empty desk in Rocket’s office, gazing out the window, it finally hit me: I’ve settled nicely into my new home. I have my own group of friends, we finally finished decorating our ...