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…

Running in the UK

My love/hate relationship with running stretches all the way back to high school.  As much as I may not always enjoy the sprint work outs or climbing a tough hill, I’ve always enjoyed the running community, through track teams, marathon training with friends and now as a member of a UK running club.  It’s been…

Innsbruck: A First Timers Trip to the Alps

    One of the things on my living in Europe bucket list ( and before that my life bucket list) was to ski the alps. This February, I achieved that goal with a trip to Innsbruck and the surrounding mountains. Due to the uncertainty of our expat situation and desire to visit so many places…

2016 so far…

Life has gotten a bit crazy in 2016, which means I’ve been slacking a bit on the blog. After our New Years jaunt to Paris, we had a few weeks off before starting a marathon of busy weekends including trips to Austria and Liverpool, which I’ll post about soon. Combine that with a half marathon…