Category Archives: Expat issues

The Beginning of the End

We have been abroad for an extraordinary 8 months.  We will be back stateside in 4. In some ways, we are really starting to look forward to coming home.  I’ve started craving a really good hamburger.  We both miss our … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Arm Reappears

The long-awaited day has come: Charlie got his cast off on Tuesday!  After almost six weeks in captivity, his pale, peeling arm was released into the wild once again.  Below, he poses for some “before” shots as we prepared to … Continue reading

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No ‘Arm Done

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, Charlie fell off the kitchen counter (he was watching mama make supper) onto the kitchen floor, and broke both bones in his left forearm.  We knew it was a bad fall right away, and Brad felt … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Abroad

On the Thursday that was Thanksgiving, America’s iconic celebration of food, family, and the blessings of life, we almost forgot to mark the day.  Thursday came and went and was full of activity, but it seemed like just another Thursday. … Continue reading

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More Food Deliveries and Comparison Shopping

A few weeks ago I posted of the joy and excitement I felt after receiving the delivery of our first big online grocery order.  Well, I’ve been looking into other forms of food delivery as this idea has really caught … Continue reading

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Friends

So the past couple of weeks have been really busy, a little hard, and I have to admit to succumbing to some homesickness and depression.  I think I’m back on track, though.  We have big plans for tomorrow, the weather … Continue reading

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The Expat Curve, and a few Rants

I guess it’s been a while since we’ve blogged. We’ve been rather busy, actually. Not with fun “experiencing history and culture” stuff, but with the icky stuff that comes with moving into a house and dealing with landlords and property … Continue reading

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