Spring break finally arrived! We’d been planning for our trip since January or so. It was starting to feel like … Continue reading Isn’t that why you have a reservation?
When we left our home and moved halfway across the globe, we expected to feel unsettled for a while. We knew … Continue reading A ‘Sine’ of Settlement
Italy. What a wondrous place! After spending the first few days of our break in Oman (read about that adventure here and … Continue reading The most ‘New Griswoldy’ of all our New Griswold Adventures…so far
I thought we were safe. We were at the airport, ready to head home from a short vacation in Oman … Continue reading Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight… or through security at an airport… or into Bahrain!
Living on an island in the Middle East affords certain travel opportunities. Every place you go from here is a … Continue reading Oh my, Oman!
Today is a milestone. I feel like we should hop on the latest baby picture trend and take a photo … Continue reading Sweet Home Al…Manama
Where do you find the largest mall, tallest building, largest indoor theme park, tallest twisted tower, largest natural garden, largest … Continue reading Buildings and Fountains and Penguins, Dubai!
When we told our friends we were moving to Bahrain, many of them were concerned about our safety and well-being. … Continue reading Our neighborhood red light district
School started for students on Monday. Although I’d been in the school for two weeks prior for meetings and planning … Continue reading First week, by the numbers…
Today was the day I’d been preparing for, in one way or another, since last January. I began my 24th … Continue reading The first day…