Bloom where you are Planted

This was always a phrase that expats would use back in the day. It taught us that when you find yourself in a place where you didn't really choose to be, and then¬†realized you were going to stay a while, you had to welcome the change with open arms. It taught us to learn to... Continue Reading →

Time Lost

I wonder what it is like to have a child and even though there is distance, to not even try to keep communication going. I often think to myself that when my daughter leaves and start her own life, I could never imagine not being in communication with her. I will email her, text her... Continue Reading →

About me updated

I have written and published many "about me" pages only to go back and hit trash a day later. It just seemed like anything I would write just didn't really explain to anyone who I was and letting a little bit about yourself out there for the world to read hasn't come easy. So I... Continue Reading →

Teen Birthday Parties

My daughter was invited to a boy's birthday party and she is only 13. Not knowing the kid, I decided to call the parents to inquire about the party.¬† There was no answer so I left a voicemail. After introducing myself, I asked if there was going to be parental supervision, what the agenda was... Continue Reading →

Teenage Meltdown

Me and my daughter spend a lot of time talking. The deep conversations we have together are not only memorable but are also very intelligent on her part. She gets me thinking of things I would have never thought of during any topic of conversation. The other night, we were talking about a variety of... Continue Reading →

Where did her Summer go?

Where did her summer go? Her and I have both been wondering the same thing. It just sneaked up on us and we didn't even see it coming. Suddenly, it was time to register for school and go shopping for new clothes. Suddenly, it was time to say goodbye to the long days of just... Continue Reading →

I’m finally home again!

My first day on Monday was great! So much in fact that I received more hugs then I did before I left six months ago. Most of those I had encountered were very happy that I returned and they certainly showed it. It felt good to be back home again. On day two, I had... Continue Reading →

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