Countdown Begins

We have entered the countdown stage. Three weeks until the husband starts a month of mostly vacation time which mostly will consist of packing, sorting, donating, then terminal leave kicks in. Then retirement commences. Still no idea where we will be moving to or when but it will be before Oct. I remain forever flexible … Continue reading Countdown Begins

Overseas to Overseas Part 3 -Southern Hospitality

Arriving in Louisiana from our whirlwind trip to the awesome Northeast was rather exhausting but I was still pretty amp'd up from all of the fun we had.  We would spend several days in the husband's home town which would include visiting family and friends and a fantastic small town Étouffée festival. The festival was … Continue reading Overseas to Overseas Part 3 -Southern Hospitality

Liebster Award Thingy

Yamanashi Kei nominated me for this award though I'm certainly not a new blogger haha, she has a lovely blog about being an American who travels to Japan and has newly married her Japanese husband.  Check her out! Her Questions for Me: What is your favorite vacation destination and why? The first thing that comes to mind … Continue reading Liebster Award Thingy

Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award Thingy

I was nominated by skinjolee for the below "award": I don't normally do these but in an effort to support her and her new blog where she is documenting the progress of treating her hormonal acne, I'll be happy to answer her questions below. Questions She is asking: 1. What are your top 3 makeup … Continue reading Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award Thingy

3 Years And Half A World Away

Apparently, it was three years ago today that I started this blog.  Three years!?  Really, it doesn't seem that long. The blog was born to document and share with family and friends our moving to Japan which I think I have achieved fairly well.  With the digital age, we don't really have a bunch of … Continue reading 3 Years And Half A World Away

London Snail Mail Package

No, I have not been to the United Kingdom...YET... But getting mail stamped Royal Mail is kinda cool and Union Jack represented! You see, I have a pen pal there and she's one of those people who come into your life and make you feel lazy and inspired.  She is super accomplished academically and is … Continue reading London Snail Mail Package