moving doesn’t fix everything

{home wasn’t perfect either}

I am getting back in the saddle again after a long absence on the blog. I guess the globetrotting lifestyle can become overwhelming for anyone! Or maybe it’s just me. 🙂 The great news is that as crazy as our last move was — thank you 2 and 4 year old! — I’ve got TONS of great ideas to share with you. I can’t wait! But since the old writing joints are a bit creaky, I’ll start off with a {Read More}

starting over

and this time I don’t have a plan

Do you like making New Year’s resolutions? Try moving resolutions! Moving to a new place to live and work with a whole bunch of people you’ve never met blows New Year’s out of the water. My mind reels at the possibilities for change… Every move, I think this is my big chance! I will finally be funny, and not awkward, and will know just what to say at the right time instead of 15 minutes later! I look at the blank calendar in front {Read More}

the box is half full

5 good things about moving

When I first found out that I’d be moving overseas, I was excited. I went to the bookstore and looked at the travel books and maps. I started learning a few words of a new language. It didn’t even bother me that I had committed to live for several years in a country (actually a continent!) that I’d never set foot in. I was young and ready for adventure.

The next move, I was a little less excited. I knew how much work there’d be — unpacking boxes, trying to make new friends, finding my way around a new city. By the time I started preparing for my third move — with a 2 year old and four month old! — the novelty had REALLY worn off…  {Read more}