Lessons Learned In February (2016 edition)

This month has been full of packing, handing over responsibilities, saying goodbyes and leaving Central Asia.  Currently we are in the UK where we have enjoyed a few days of R and R, and I have attended an International Baccalaureate workshop.  Today we leave to head for the states with a 24 hour stop over in Iceland.  Once again I am joining […]

This Time I Am Leaving

Over six years ago, we moved overseas.  At that time, I had no idea how much I would come to love this place.  How would I like wearing a head scarf?  Could I learn a new language?  For me, it was all new.  I had no idea what it would be like to live in another culture.  I didn’t have […]

Things that Take Time

We talk a lot about time.  Mostly we comment on how we never have enough time, or we are not sure how to best fill our time.  Living in Central Asia has helped me think about time in a different way.  Things happen slower here, and I have come to enjoy this slower paced world.  I enjoy taking time to […]

What’s Keeping Me Sane Right Now

(Photo by TJ) January flew by quickly but once February hits, it seems that winter continues to drag on and on.  Anne at Modern Mrs. Darcy had the right idea when she asked her readers to think about what is saving their life right now.  What are you doing that is keeping yourself sane?  What helps you keep going when a season gets long. […]

Lessons Learned in January 2016

As January was ending, it seemed the temperatures here started dropping. Thankfully with the sun out, our days are usually pleasant making the cold, cold nights a time to snuggle close to the warm fire.  We had snow this last weekend enough for some on our team to try out some inter tubing down some hills.   I just love […]