2013 Reflections: A Move Across the Ocean

It’s the time of year to be still and reflect on the year behind, look ahead to the year ahead, and count the blessings, big and small. 2013 has been a huge year for me and my family. We did what seemed daunting, to say the least — we moved back to the US fromContinue reading “2013 Reflections: A Move Across the Ocean”

10 Little Things I Love …

“I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.” ― Leo F. Buscaglia It’s very uncomfortable in my house. There is no furniture. We have walls and carpet and hardwood, and pets, and food, and family, and love. But it’s funny, afterContinue reading “10 Little Things I Love …”

The Importance of Home, Especially in Times of Transition

Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than any magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.  -Charles Dickens Countless acquaintances and many friends have asked how the past month has been, and how my family is handling the huge changes we’re facing moving from EuropeContinue reading “The Importance of Home, Especially in Times of Transition”

Saying Goodbye to Prague, Hello to USA

How lucky I am to have known someone who was so hard to say goodbye to. Almost four years ago, I learned that my family and I would move across the ocean to a faraway city called Prague. My first question was, “Where is Prague?” The opportunity to move there was for my husband’s job,Continue reading “Saying Goodbye to Prague, Hello to USA”

Now What?: Three Daily Goals for Moving Forward through Change

I had lunch with a friend yesterday, and we talked about the struggle with Now What? Maybe the question is familiar to you, as well … so I thought I’d write about it, at this time of year of new life and love at Christmas, and fresh starts at the New Year.      Continue reading “Now What?: Three Daily Goals for Moving Forward through Change”

Departure and Arrival

Not more than three months ago, our family decided to seize the day, take the large risk, and embark on a great new opportunity called moving to Prague, for an expat assignment there with my husband’s job. Weeks of careful planning and work, by our family and with professional assistance, has gone into the process.Continue reading “Departure and Arrival”