Thanksgiving

Last week we celebrated what might be our last Thanksgiving in England. It’s strange (and a bit depressing) being the only one at work for whom it’s a holiday. No one cares, there’s no festivity and at the end of the day, once work is done we head to a dinner at a hotel with…

Home is Where the Cats Are

Since moving abroad, I’ve struggled with a bit of homesickness and the concept of home, particularly as the holidays approach. I’m not sure where our long term home will be, but we know this won’t be it. Going ‘home’ to America after nearly A YEAR of being away was an awesome and strange experience. I’ve changed,…

Expat Limbo

When you’re an expat, especially when you’re an expat partner, it can feel like your life is out of your control a lot of the time.  Not only are you depended on the government and an employer, if it isn’t YOUR employer, it’s your partner’s you can feel very out of the loop. (Speaking from…