Moving Abroad: ALL the details not mentioned.

Considering Moving Abroad? It’s not as simple as packing up your bags and heading out. There are a million little details that no one ever tells you. Things you would never think of until you are in the thick of it.  The excitement of moving to a new country far outweighs the daunting tasks that […]

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New Chapter, Not Goodbye!

I really grew to love my Florida “Salt Life.” Bidding it farewell was tough. I’ll miss the salty soft air of a sea breeze, the sunshine on one side of the street but not the other, and the endless white sandy beaches that traipses it way into the car and house. But, I will miss […]

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Life is like….War and Peace?  

Last June, I received this book from eight amazing women. I was fortunate enough to spend four years working beside this truly talented and gifted group. Soraya, Mary, Katherine, Peggy, Genna (Mary), Amalia, Melissa (Monte), and Patty will always hold a special place in the chapters that are my life. I have saved this blank […]

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My first concern…SANDSTORMS!

A sandstorm refers to a high amount of wind occurring in sandy areas, usually in deserts, where the wind speed is able to lift the top layer of sand from the ground, and push it in every imaginable direction. The sand involved in the sandstorm can reach heights of approximately 10-50 feet (3.05-15.24m). Usually, the height […]

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PACKING BEGINS ?

I can’t believe it. Two months to go! By June 17th, everything that can not fit in my four oversized suitcases will be moved to storage.  The thought of packing….AGAIN!  Ugggggh! It was only 10 months ago that I sold my home and most everything that needlessly filled five bedrooms. I kept enough to furnish […]

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A Lifetime of photos. A lifetime of memories.

Thousands upon thousands of photos are being packed in boxes today. Portable hard-drives store thousands more from the digital age. Each one has reminded me that I have lived. Such a beautiful life I have lived – captured in time. Funny thing is photos capture the best moments of your life. When you look at […]

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Buy My Stuff Sale — June 21-22

Seriously, you can buy my stuff. The question is where did all of this come from? There is a lot of stuff I do not need. When did I buy all this? Why did I buy all this? On June 21st and 22nd I am putting the rest of my life up for sale. I’m […]

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Recruitment with Sponsorship

In terms of sponsorship, we can help teachers get into schools that can offer sponsorship. Jen Brown Overseas Recruitment Manager Hourglass Education I had to read the email twice. Was it finally going to happen? No Way!!!!Wait….yeeeeeeesssss!!!!! A smile washed over my face while my body erupted into celebration reminiscent of a lotto winner who […]

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Immigration – USA not welcome easily.

Eight recruiters and seven job offers sounds amazing, right? Well not so. As the inbox continues to fill with rejection, after rejection, for a working visa, my discouragement increases. The way Americans feel about illegals crossing our boarders is how the UK feels about Americans over 30 getting a working visa. (AKA Green Card) I […]

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