Enamored by Arabia

I live in Arabia – well in what is identified as the Arabian Peninsula anyway. It is a huge stretch of desert and at time that sand blows…

April 25, 2017

The end of a journey home

The hardest part is the end. It is knowing that we only have a few days left, and we are about to start saying our goodbyes. There is…

January 8, 2017

To Travel

We are fortunate in so many ways. First and foremost we have each other. Yup – it sounds pathetic and corny, but given what is happening in the…

October 22, 2016

V & Me

(Image from Disney) Nighttime can be tough. Nighttime can be amazing. Nighttime is when I tend to have those very deep conversations with my almost three year old.…

September 22, 2016

Summer vacation?

Ramadan is coming to an end, which means that the Eid holiday is near.  There is an excitement in the air as people begin to discuss their plans…

July 2, 2016

Where is “home”?

I still struggle with the word “home”. Perhaps it is because I am an ex-pat or maybe this would happen if I moved anywhere else other than where…

June 9, 2016
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Home in a land far away

It has been almost 5 years exactly since we first flew out to the UAE for a visit. We visited to see if we might consider moving from…

February 21, 2016

Joy in Jaipur Part 3

Dazed, confused, overwhelmed, and exhausted. No, I am not talking about the bride. I am talking about us. Late nights and entirely too much to see and take…

January 29, 2016

Joy in Jaipur Part 2

The wedding – that was why we were in Jaipur. Our first morning in Jaipur started with cool fresh breezes and the sounds of birds, children playing, and…

January 17, 2016