Yahtzee

Went a lil “How Stella How Got Her Groove Back” on you the last time I wrote an entry and I can honestly say things have been on the up and up since then!  After 7 months out here, there are clear signs that I’m well and truly settled into Sydney: 1.  Falling asleep in the middle […]

The Switch

‘The Ratchet Forrest Gump’ – aye?!  Is that even a compliment?  Going through a major switch in my career [well, in my life really!] – to some it may come as a surprise but to many, it doesn’t.  Over the last six months I’ve been quite deliberate in taking steps towards making a break in […]

Starting Over

Three new starts in three years.  I’ve been excited for all three of them and equally just as anxious – leaving New Zealand to start an MEd at Lehigh in 2010, moving from there to the Midwest for an employment opportunity at Lourdes in 2012 and now moving back to New Zealand in a month […]

Breaking Bad

Beware – this is a little erratic!  That’s the best way to describe the last month – up, down and side to side.  My emotions.  My thoughts.  My activity.  My writing.  Been under a bit of a spell lately but things are coming right!  For a while I was having some issues at work.  It […]

Thanks!

My first Thanksgiving was in 2010 where I was taken in by a Muslim family in Pennsylvania observing Eid. In 2011, I stayed with a dear friend in New Jersey where we prepared meals at a community centre. This year, I spent some down time with my family in Florida. When you go down there, […]