When my husband and I moved to Brussels in 1997 many things changed in our lives. There were the obvious things like switching countries, homes, job, leaving career (for me), having babies overseas, making new friends and so forth and so on. One of the most impactful changes for us was how we viewed food and the preparation of food. Before moving to Europe, … Continue reading What, No Light Salad Dressing?
My husband and children started a new tradition in 2013 when they baked me a celebratory chocolate cake after running my first half-marathon. Let me tell you that I now await with great enthusiasm and appetite my chocolate cake after a race. And truth be told, I would be very disappointed if there was no cake. (hint to my husband when he reads this) So perhaps you … Continue reading Why I Like to Run
Our family visited Dublin, Ireland the first weekend of May. We left on a Friday on a 5:30 p.m. flight from Heathrow and arrived in Dublin by 6:45 p.m. We took a taxi from the airport to our hotel and were checked in by 7:30 p.m. We took advantage of a family package offer at The Merrion Hotel. The Merrion Hotel is a beautiful 5 … Continue reading A Weekend in Dublin
I have decided that my second half-century should be as exciting as my first half-century. It was a year ago that with some trepidation I welcomed the big milestone of 50. My fifties would find me living overseas in London with my family. I would spend my whirlwind year settling into London living, doing lots of traveling, and making many new great friends. In retrospect, … Continue reading My Second Half Century – New Adventures