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Bumpy Landing!

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Things have been really quiet at And Here We Are lately. We finished up our overseas traveling for the moment, and have moved on to uncertain territory here in the USA. I imagined that once we arrived here, I […]

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Here We Go Again!

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. A week from today, we say goodbye to Amberg and make our way over to the next chapter in our lives, even though we’re not quite sure where that chapter is, exactly. But we have been making sure to […]

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When in Doubt, Sing it Out!

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. So, my husband and I have found a new distraction and form of therapy in this process. I adapted the lyrics to a popular song by The Magnetic Zeros to suit our situation. It’s silly, it’s a little rough, […]

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Why Not Just Ask?

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. As much as I am trying to stay lighthearted and sensible about all of the fun and risk and adventure and craziness coming our way, the whole ordeal is insane. I am in school full-time, completing 12 units in […]

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Repatriation

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.  A new word has entered our daily vocabulary: repatriation. Once we examined all of our potential options, this is the one that makes the most sense for us right now. I have such mixed emotions about the term and […]

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Expat Life

Happy New Year!

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I have lots to get you caught up on, but can’t quite find the focus to do it yet. So in the meantime, let’s all just enjoy how beautiful the countryside is when it’s covered in a thick blanket […]

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The Most Nostalgic Day of the Year.

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. You would think that, after leaving all of my relatives at the age of eight to move to the Philippines, I would be a little less attached to family traditions. You would think that having each of the seven […]

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Expats– A Day in the Life

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Here’s an old post. It makes me even more glad to be done with that phase of the transition! I wish I could go back in time and tell myself that it would indeed get much, much better! ************ […]

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