Today is Election Day in America. Americans are just waking up on this important day; while, for many of us in various countries around the world, this day is half way over. Most American expats have already voted. Pretty much the only way we can vote is by absentee ballot. We represent a small voterContinue reading “Election Day Abroad”
Today, Cecily and I went to Irene Market to get some cool stuff and to eat some even cooler food. Check it out: Cecily’s school break is coming to a quick end, so we’re trying to milk these last few days before she heads back to the U.S.
This really did happen to me today. I didn’t make it up; my mind is not this creative. Today I went to a pharmacy in Pretoria. It was a pharmacy called DisChem which is similar to a Walgreens in the U.S. It’s basically a big store with lots of products that just happens to haveContinue reading “A True Story; Not a Horse Tale”
Last Spring – Fall, (I get so confused living in the Southern hemisphere) we took a trip to Cape Town. I finally finished the video of our trip.
In the years that I have lived overseas (7 years combined), I have at times found myself in unexpected situations, doing things that I doubt I ever would have done had I stayed in the US. For example, when I was a Mormon missionary in Italy in my early 20s, I taught a couple ofContinue reading “Unexpected”
Tomorrow, this little puppy turns 18. We’ll do all the normal birthday things. We’ll have a big birthday meal … Sing Happy Birthday … Eat some cake … But then, as the sun is setting on his 18th birthday, he’ll board an airplane to Germany. He’ll arrive at Ramstein Air Base Monday morning, where he’llContinue reading “Turning 18 and Taking Flight”
I know a lot of people who don’t like to spend time alone. I am not one of those people. In fact, I find that I need a certain amount of time alone. And I’m pretty sure that the last time I spent a whole night alone, I was in my 20’s. Since I becameContinue reading “Alone! Alone! Alone!”