Tale of a Trailing Spouse

After 9 years and 3 countries, I’m making the transition from expatriate to repatriate. It’s a brand new chapter with new stories to tell! I now come to you from the home of baseball and birthplace of Frank Sinatra— Hoboken, New Jersey.

Holy Mackerel! He’s the King of the Sea!

These many weeks recovering from surgery to correct a Lisfranc dislocation in my left foot, I can honestly say I know what it feels like to be a goldfish. For … Continue reading

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An idle mind and devil’s workshop

Needless to say, I’ve got a lot of time on my hands. Under doctor’s orders not to bear a single ounce of weight on my injured foot, I am relegated … Continue reading

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The best laid plans…

If you looked at my calendar, you’d see that I like to schedule my life in great detail and as far in advance as possible. Within my digital calendar, I … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · 13 Comments

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

March 11, 2014 · 11 Comments

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

July 20, 2013 · 9 Comments

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

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