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. 

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Officially an Expat!! #LifeMeant

   I have waited seven very long months for this adventure to begin and years to travel the world. FINALLY!!!!!! The day has arrived. I am officially an expatriate of the United States. I will spend a fabulous week in England before heading off to my new life in Bahrain to teach at Riffa Views […]

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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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