A Texas Holiday

When I was in college, (university for those of you outside the states), I took a class called Interpersonal Communication Theory. It was about relationships. It was a hugely popular class held in one of those massive 500 person auditoriums. If you weren’t in class at least 15 minutes early you wouldn’t have a seat….

The Trip Home…and Back

I have a Christmas post coming so that I can remember our first Christmas away but I know that you’re all waiting on the chaos that ensued on our travels with our two little darlings so we’ll do things out of order. Our travels began with a 4:15 wake up call for the kiddos and…

Things I Miss

I’ve been thinking about homesickness recently. Every blog and book I read about moving to a new country and culture references the ending of the “honeymoon phase” and the start of the “homesickness phase.” I can’t help but wonder if I’m still in the honeymoon phase and blissfully unaware of the impending crushing homesickness or…

Salute to all the single moms

This week marks week 5 that Brett left for Aberdeen and I’ve been single mom-ing it with my two children aka two terrorists, as a good friend lovingly refers to them. How in the shit do people do this all the time?  Maybe it would be easier if I wasn’t dealing with a transatlantic move?…