Spending much of July in upstate New York was a dream Lagos detox! So how did we end up in this glorious place? A great state department friend from Lagos listened to me whine for months about not wanting to … Continue reading →
The ride to the airport was eventful. We will never fly out on a Friday again, and definitely not the Friday that school releases for Winter Holiday. It was crazy and took us about 4 hours to make the 10 … Continue reading →
We were excited to continue our R and R (Rest and Relaxation) trip onward to the US. We started in Saratoga California where we visited with Ben’s grandparents. It was so great to see them. It had been a couple … Continue reading →
My trip to Norway By Harrison Note from author: I am extremely sorry for making this so late!!! But, I hope you like it. Day 1 leaving school and beginning flight. Me and a friend waiting to catch our flight.
It has been an eventful spring. It is the dry season here in Nigeria. The dreaded sand filled skies of Harmattan have left us and we are left with warm sunny days. Day to day life is filled with mundane … Continue reading →
Two things we hoped for when setting off on this Foreign Service life abroad were being able to enjoy nature in its many varieties and traveling to other countries. Sadly for us Lagos, Nigeria has been a bit of a … Continue reading →
Life magazine making the #metoo The Silence Breakers the people of they year is amazing. All of this attention to sexual harassment and unwanted sexual advances has given many of us much to ponder. Some excuses have been made that … Continue reading →
I woke up this weekend dreaming of pink rolling sand and sun. We have had an unusally mild spring. We have only hit 90 degrees one day and the kids are often still choosing to wear long pants and shirts. … Continue reading →