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I’ve been a bit busy and fell behind on the Reverb10 challenge. Rather than beat myself up over this, I’m going to hit two in one post. They don’t have much in common, so this might be interesting. Prompt 9* was from a personal favorite of mine, Shauna Reid (love both of herblogs What’s New Pussycat […]

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Okay, this is definitely going to take some thought. Day 6 of the Reverb10 challenge, and here’s the promptfrom Gretchen Rubin of The Happiness Project: ‘Make. What was the last think you made? What materials did you use? Is there something you want to make, but you need to clear some time for it?’ At […]

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We’re now five days into the Reverb10 challenge. Today’s prompt (from Alice Bradley) is about letting go. What (or whom) did you let go of this year, and why? Hmmm…this one took some thought. Not because I had no answer, or that I had too many. Rather, I needed to make sure that I was […]

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Okay, the prompt (from Ali Edwards) for day 3 of the Reverb10 challenge was a doozy:  Describe in vivid detail the one moment in 2010 when you felt most alive. I found it so challenging that I didn’t post yesterday. I was still pondering my response. Most alive. That’s a pretty tall order, because as […]

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It has been about 18 months since we arrived to join Husband. Today I was walking over to the shopping street near our neighborhood, intent on running some errands. My mind wandered back to the first time I had gone shopping for groceries, or to the hardware store or the post office. I tried to recall […]

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The first time you arrive somewhere, anywhere, you’re seeing it through fresh eyes. Sometimes when I’m driving around Den Haag, through the Dutch countryside, or close to Amsterdam, I’m transported back to the first time I saw it all. It was not quite two years ago, when Son, Daughter and I came to visit Husband. […]

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I am frequently asked by other expats, Dutch acquaintances and even strangers how we came to be living here in Nederland. Why did we decide to move from our home country to live abroad? Why did we choose to become expats? In an earlier post, I explained briefly that we moved here from the East Coast […]

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Since I’m going to be sharing tidbits and stories that occasionally involve our family, it only seems right that I introduce everyone upfront. You already know we’re Americans living in Den Haag. Here’s a little more to whet the appetite. Yours Truly (that would be me) is a writer, wife, mother and jack of all trades. The […]

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