Tale of a Trailing Spouse

American expat in Singapore. A career, friends, family, and place to call home–I gave up life as I knew it for the possibility of life as it could become. Seven years later as a seasoned and serial expatriate, I've lived in four countries on three continents. So far, it's been a wonderful ride!

A good place

On a recent tour of Indonesia’s famous Borobudur temple, my husband and I ascended ancient stairwells to reach the uppermost level–an impressive physical plateau that metaphorically represented the highest spiritual … Continue reading

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Norman Rockwell moments

Expat Life and The Norman Rockwell filter For all practical purposes, it’s summer time in Singapore. Maybe from a climatic point of view, this observation doesn’t hold water because when … Continue reading

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Time flies when you are…

I know you are not waiting with bated breath to read another installment from Tale of a Trailing Spouse, and for this I am thankful. Two weeks have passed since … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 7 Comments

Blackberry Widows

It is like something out of Greek mythology only with a contemporary twist–a band of women warriors living, playing, and working together in a fantastical island somewhere in Southeast Asia. … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Why Singapore bugs me

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Me and Mother Nature? We’re not BFFs. Not by a long shot. In fact, I’d rather be doing almost anything … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · 12 Comments

What is in a name?

Soon after I’d outgrown my Barbie but before I was old enough to date boys, I would spend hours writing my signature over and over again.  Mind you, this wasn’t … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · 11 Comments

When Diana met Singapore

It’s one of the most memorable quotes from Nora Ephrom’s 1989 classic, When Harry Met Sally. Presented in split screen, the title characters lie in their respective beds during the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 12 Comments

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