I am writing this while I watch the movers pack our things. I have to say: it really does get easier to move your household from country to country. (It
I was browsing the New York Times this morning while drinking my coffee and came across this article from the local section about how actress Amy Ryan spends her Sundays
A year ago today, the girls and I boarded a plane for Addis Ababa. Reading through my first few posts after we arrived, I remember how exciting it all was.
We just got back from a family vacation in Barcelona, and the girls are so happy to be home. After ten days in the glorious sun, with kid-friendly parks and
I sort of dropped the ball when it came to Charley’s fourth birthday. While I’m feeling like kind of a bad parent, I am also very proud of Charley today.
I woke up at noon today (after 14 hours of sleep), grateful to have survived the long trip back to Ethiopia. When the girls woke up at 2:30 pm (after 16.5
Last summer, as we prepared for our move to Addis, I wrote to our social sponsor to ask if she would like us to bring her anything from the United
We’ve been doing post research lately because we’ll probably move to a new country in 2015. Yes, already. It seems like we just got here, right? I’m just getting used
I’m a little bit homesick. It’s been seven months since we arrived in Ethiopia, and I haven’t really left Addis (except for that brief day trip to the Portuguese Bridge).
Sometimes, being an employee has its benefits. Last weekend was a four-day weekend for most Ethiopians; as a consultant, I was expected to work. Not that I’m complaining. I have