2017, a quick recap

Taking a look back at 2017, there was so much to be thankful for. It was a year of mixed emotions and changes all around. Here's a quick look at what we experienced and learned. Extra bedrooms are important... and so are extra beds. When you move abroad, everyone will come visit you. Everyone. Even… Continue reading 2017, a quick recap


48 Hours: To Paris and Back

Before we started this little adventure called Vienna, a few discussions needed to happen. We covered topics like language, the dogs, leaving our friends and family behind, etc. But when all was said and done, the most important decision we needed to make was "where will our first trip be?" My immediate, and very surprising,… Continue reading 48 Hours: To Paris and Back

Monday Walkabout

It's Monday and the sunshine called me out of the house. Instead of sitting inside, crocheting the day away, I opted for a little city walk. My little city walk turned into a 4.4 km stroll through my new favorite spots in the city. I took a few selfies while soaking in the vitamin-D, snapped… Continue reading Monday Walkabout


Minnha of the Forest… and the Tierklinik

Our sweet girl is at it again. She is testing our ability to keep our heads on straight, our calm, and our finances. Who needs kids when you have chihuahuas, right? Let me give you a little back story. Meet Minnha, our 10 year old chihuahua-terrier mix. She's a bundle of diva and emotions on… Continue reading Minnha of the Forest… and the Tierklinik


Always take the stairs

Three days into my 39th year and I am already learning little lessons that will impact my life in the biggest of ways. 1. Not knowing the destination is part of the fun.  Coco scheduled a quick birthday trip for the two of us to take a few days away from home before Mama & Papa… Continue reading Always take the stairs


The road to 40 is paved with personal development

About two years back I was struggling with what I wanted to do with my life. Most people describe that as a typical mini-midlife crisis. I wasn't a nervous wreck, breaking down and buying a new rack or anything. I just constantly felt I needed to do something else with my life. I didn't hate… Continue reading The road to 40 is paved with personal development