FIVE

FIVE

My little Ben turns 5 today. I wrote a post when he turned 3. I just re-read it.  The post included lists of 3 things that he’s no longer doing now he’s 3, things I wish would stop soon and 3 brilliant things that are emerging. I thought on his 5th birthday, for no... read more
What makes a run a GREAT run?

What makes a run a GREAT run?

When you do a lot of running you tend to find company – good company and you can cover a whole lot of subject matter over the miles.  The other day, one of my very best running buddies posed the question, what makes a really good run?  She posed it rhetorically... read more
A love letter to my friends

A love letter to my friends

When you do the expat moving around thing friends become a matter of heightened significance. You have to leave them, make them, leave them and make them on a rinse and repeat basis. When you arrive in a new country – or continent, you have to make them or basically... read more
Christmas.  T’weren’t like that in my day

Christmas. T’weren’t like that in my day

We got our first Elf on the Shelf this week – late to the party but glad we came.  Elf is currently riding on a glittery reindeer and I have MANY ideas for him.  This, added to my friend Lisa pointing out that advent calendars used to just have pictures inside... read more