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
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…
Well, it happened. We had our first meltdown. It was to be expected. I knew it would happen sooner or … Continue reading Just like home… but different
We arrived in Bahrain after a long overnight flight – about 14 hours. All 3 legs of our journey went … Continue reading Marhaba!
This is it. Time to say goodbye to the USA and hello to Bahrain. It’s hard to believe our departure … Continue reading Suitcases, backpacks, and golf clubs…oh my!
One tends to gather a lot of belongings when they’ve lived in one place for a while. The New Griswolds are … Continue reading … it is real
This morning we took another step in our journey to Bahrain. We interviewed a nanny. Weird. I’ve never interviewed someone … Continue reading Stop and build a Rosie
…and I don’t like it. For the past 6 years, I’ve been a member of the Education Minnesota Governing Board. … Continue reading The goodbyes have begun…