Surprise

Laid off in a foreign country. Hello. Wow. We weren’t expecting that. Sure, we had made comments among ourselves that this doesn’t seem like the most cost-efficient business model. We had talked about the huge outlay of money to move so many people, support so many people with housing, schooling, relocation assistance. Sure, it is…

Friday night movie lights

The menfolk saw "It" last night. I did not. I'm not great with scary movies. I'm still haunted by the after school horror movie on TV that I watched in eighth grade. In fact, I was a little afraid to stay at home... alone... at night... while they watched the movie. Guessing when a movie…

Dean’s drive to work

This is actually a Facebook post of Dean's but I thought it blog worthy. I might steal more of his posts and add them here to document our adventure. Dean used to take the 14 to the the 5 (with plenty of trips on the 210, 134 and 2). Dean's words: So day four of…

The Ohio-born love of my life

He's the reason we are here. New job, new life. Dean spent 38 days here without us in April and May. He wandered this part of the city on his own. I knew he missed us. We missed him. We had dinner by video chat 3-4 times a week. I didn't realize how truly on…