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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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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Reaching For A Dream…

London was my dream, but isn’t it funny how dreams can change when the opportunity of a lifetime presents itself. It all began the night before I was to fly to Boston (a.k.a night before my 38th birthday). I received the following email…

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