Moving Abroad with a Car

If you’re preparing to move abroad and trying to decide whether to bring your car with me, let me help: Don’t do it. I recently listened to Planet Money’s episode “Why Cars From Europe and the US Just Can’t Get Along” and thought back to our car experiences with our last two moves. When we moved from … Continue reading Moving Abroad with a Car

Settling In

We’ve been living in Wales for about 3 months now. We’re finally at that point where day-to-day things feel normal but perhaps a little rough around the edges. Maybe you know what I mean: We have real furniture in all the rooms, but we’re still using makeshift curtains. We have our own car again, but … Continue reading Settling In

Keeping in Touch

I feel incredibly lucky to be living across the ocean from where I grew up. I feel even luckier to have such easy ways to connect with everyone I had to leave back in the U.S. I just finished a lengthy conversation via Google Hangouts that included my parents, my brother, and my sister-in-law. We … Continue reading Keeping in Touch