A’Ali Pottery Bahrain

   When you become an expat, venturing out on your own can be scary. Call me a brave soul or adventurous or down right crazy. What ever your thoughts, one can’t assimilate into a new society without bravery. So today, I ventured out on my own…without the GPS again. 

Read More

Then there was Paris…

Busy with settling into international life, I have had little time to post. Where to even begin? I travelled to Sri Lanka in September, but then there was Paris. Without being to presumtous, most girls dream of traveling to Paris. My dream began as a little girl reading the book Madaline. I read it over […]

Read More

A'Ali Pottery Bahrain

  When you become an expat, venturing out on your own can be scary. Call me a brave soul or adventurous or down right crazy. Whatever your thoughts, one can’t assimilate into a new society without bravery. So today, I ventured out on my own…without the GPS again.  A few people told me there was […]

Read More

It's Time! Bound for Bahrain #LifeMeant

The moment has arrived. I am filled with many emotions – excitement, joy, and a small bit of the nerves, but not much. The thrill of finally reaching the goal of living and working abroad outweighs any other emotions. This adventure will forever change me. I welcome it with open arms. “All great things start […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More