Monthly Archives: March 2013

Happy Easter

to all those who are celebrating!  For those of us in the Middle East who straggled into work today….’happier’ Easter!  It’s so tough to go into work knowing that ‘home’ is having a loooonnnngggg weekend, hunting chocolate eggs, enjoying family … Continue reading

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10,949

That is the number of e-mails in my work Inbox. It has only taken me just over 3 years to accumulate those emails! Impressive, eh???!!! Maybe not so much…..When I announced this to my tech savvy US office mate, he … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie

Once said ‘the best time for planning a book is when you are doing the dishes.’  This was the quote that pinged up on my screen when I published my last post. I am sure the Dalai Lama or another … Continue reading

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Another car conversation with Daddy

As parents of young children, I am sure many of us think ahead to the future.  I think about secondary school, the possibility that I will be taxi-ing 3 kids to 3 different secondary schools each day.  I think about … Continue reading

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Happy Holi

Yesterday afternoon DD and DS1 went to a friend’s Holi celebration. Holi is the Indian festival of colours which marks the crossover from winter to spring, and the planting of the crops. Traditionally people gathered to give thanks to God. … Continue reading

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A note from one of my bosses

This past work week has been manic.  Deadlines, deadlines and more deadlines.  Unfortunately for me, all of these deadlines are beyond my control.  In the deadline scenario, I am the enforcer.  So, my week has been one of ‘enforce, scramble, … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s day is one of the days when I miss home the most.  I love nothing more than celebrating Paddy’s day no matter where I am.  I revel in passing on the Irish traditions to my kids (even though … Continue reading

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