Bon Voyage

Tomorrow we leave London and go to Abu Dhabi.  We’ve been talking and planning and worrying and wondering about this move for months…and now it’s finally upon us. We left our apartment six weeks ago, almost to the day, and we’ve been floating every since.  A rather...

Sinker

Being on the road for a month has taken its toll on Liam. On all of us, really, but he’s been having what my mom calls “sinkers” on a pretty regular basis. If he were a girl, I’d say he’s getting his period, but he’s a ten year old boy, so I don’t think that’s the...

Sticks and Stones

We’re in the final countdown for our move.  July 5th the moving minions show up to wrap everything in bubble wrap and cardboard.  July 6th they cart all the boxes off to long-term storage and our Big Adventure officially begins.  Each of us is dealing with this...

Moving. The Dusty Truth

There is a lot to hate about moving: the endless sorting and sifting of belongings, the eternal search for the right-size boxes, the mess. And then there’s being confronted with the fact that as a housekeeper you rank only slightly above Templeton the rat in...