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All systems go

All systems go

My Certificate of Visa Issuance number came today! I’m off to the Korean consulate with my visa application – finally!!!

Murphy's Law

Murphy’s Law

Well, life has a funny way of sneaking up on you when you think everything’s okay. -Alanis Morissette It’s Sunday night, and a couple of days ago I thought I would be panicking trying to make sure everything was ready for the movers to come in the morning. Long story short, there have been some […]

We

We <3 logistics

You will never understand bureaucracies until you understand that for bureaucrats, procedure is everything, and outcomes are nothing. -Thomas Sowell Friends, if you miss me or haven’t heard from me recently, here’s why: I’ve been on the phone. Five 1-800 numbers, nine customer service representatives, three paper prescriptions, two pharmacies, one insurance company, and many, […]

Let’s get (a) physical

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. -Benjamin Franklin Let’s talk infectious diseases. My favorite! (Seriously, wasn’t kidding.) Many well-traveled folks know the drill: you’re traveling to a foreign country, so therefore you must be shot up with as many needles as humanly possible. Unless, of course, you regularly partake in acupuncture. […]

An addendum

The mister would like to add that the most devastating loss upon our move abroad will be, without a doubt, the power tools. It just had to be said.

Deep in the heart of Texas

Deep in the heart of Texas

Texas is okay if you want to settle down and do your own thing quietly, but it’s not for outrageous people, and I was always outrageous. -Janis Joplin Practically anyone who knows me knows that I am not the biggest fan of Texas or Houston. It just doesn’t quite fit my personality, and I’ve practically […]

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