It’s been a sad few days here in Athens. I am sure you have certainly heard about the fires in Rafina and Mati. So, let me start off this post by asking everyone to keep the communities, people, and the dead in their thoughts. W, my wife, told me about the fires on Monday night, … Continue reading The Sky is Gray in Athens
I must admit, I am not keeping up with this blog the way I wanted to in the beginning. What can I say? Life has gotten in the way. Between preparing taxes in 3 different countries, end of the school year, and settling into life in our new country, I have let this blog slip … Continue reading It’s Been Too Long
While looking through open documents, I found a post I had started, which was abandoned for some unknown reason. I think it is important, so, here it is. On 17. November, Greece had the annual remembrance for the Polytechnic uprising (I don’t like using Wikipedia, but…). In short, in 1973, a student protest at the … Continue reading A Safety Reminder
About a month ago, an anniversary occurred for our family. It was not a joyous one. A little over a year ago, my father passed away. Dealing with the death of a parent is never easy. So, I thought I would share a little about dealing with it as an expat. It all happened quickly. … Continue reading A Not So Happy Anniversary
Hello to all the current, and future expats, out there that take the time to stop by and read my ramblings. Sorry that it has been a bit since I last posted something. It has been crazy here. I will continue on about that in another post. I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We … Continue reading Happy (Belated) Thanksgiving
Today marks another American holiday that we expats must try to maneuver. It’s these holidays that can make you question whether you are doing the right thing for your children. I have had these fleeting thoughts for the past few days. And, they are just fleeting. While you will not have issues with major holidays, … Continue reading Happy Halloween 2017!
Hello Everyone - First let me say thank you for stopping by to read my ramblings. Hopefully they will be helpful. If nothing else, they might give you a little laugh here and there. I am a trailing husband and a Stay-at-Home-Dad. I am sure you have an idea of what a trailing spouse is … Continue reading Introduction