Category Archives: Back to the US

School Shootings

I worried about a lot of things when it came to moving our family back to the US. Would US schools actually be a better fit for Rhi? Would Elanor adjust okay? Would they make friends? Would their teachers be … Continue reading

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Showers

After all my years of complaining about how much I missed hot showers in the US, after all the boiling showers I took on vacation….. I find myself showering in the more tepid temperatures familiar to anyone in Singapore. Oh, … Continue reading

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California is starting to feel like home

I didn’t expect to ever say the words California is starting to feel like home. But it does. I like our little house. I have traded the occasional ant infestation and the even rarer roach sighting for the occasional spider … Continue reading

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Moving my cats to the US

We adopted Gandalf and Kerowyn from the SPCA in Singapore. I have no experience with moving animals to Singapore, but here’s a link if you’re looking for that information. To make things fun, each state is allowed to set their … Continue reading

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Repatriation

I have two articles over at Sassy Mama Singapore, most likely my last two which saddens me. Another link to Singapore severed. The first is a roundtable discussion with three other moms about repatriation and whether we’d go abroad again. … Continue reading

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Monterrey Aquarium

A few weeks ago, we went to the Monterrey Aquarium. It’s quite large (we didn’t see everything and we were there for several hours) and I highly recommend it as a family destination. We elected not to get a membership … Continue reading

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Reality has begun to set in

When I first started this blog, it was with the intention of keeping those back home know what our new life in Singapore was like. It was, in effect, a way of keeping hold of Boston while exploring Singapore. I … Continue reading

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