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First Grade/First Week

First Grade/First Week.

The First Week of Egyptian Living

Truthfully, it was a grueling trip to Alexandria, Egypt. We began with not getting a full night’s sleep on Thursday as our fire alarm went off in the building at 3:00 am. once that happened and the police and fire fighters arrived only to find nothing, thankfully, we just could not go back to sleep. […]

Our Best?

Another Sunday and a beautiful short walk to church, well at least the church we have started attending since moving to the Village. Albeit a short stroll, we chatted, caught glimpses of a tree-framed Pacific Ocean teaming with life seen and unseen. It is not difficult to enjoy all God’s wonder and creations on beautiful days. […]

The Swirl

Much like this interesting sand swirl found on yesterday’s beach walk, I am feeling the circular movement of moving a household, and moving to Alexandria. Just over a month until the next life changing event. The paperwork alone has been daunting and still more to be completed. But there is an assurance of peace as […]

From Sea to Shining Sea

From Sea to Shining Sea.

From Sea to Shining Sea

The semester has only two weeks left and I will administer finals the week after. The last for Santa Rosa Junior College in my current career. Bittersweet as always to end one chapter and begin another. Now to the process of living near the water, both in Carmel-by-the-Sea and the Mediterranean. Easy walks to both […]

Midnight at the Oasis

     Such fun to be had – searching for songs about the desert. Theme from Lawrence of Arabia, Maria Muldaur singing in the background about sending camels to bed, all hidden treasures sparking more interest in our new home. We are listening to Egyptian artists such as Habib, Sherine, and Omr. Reading literature each evening about […]