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 ...

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