Category: Featured

To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before

The nucleus of expat never-never land which makes this life feel like a bowl of cherries is this — the girlfriend groups. Without the girlfriend group your kids wouldn’t have play dates, your husband’s wouldn’t have friends and your life would be just ho-hum.

Dear Brad Pitt

Sorry if this throws you off, don’t think you’ve been downgraded to the celebrity D list if the white Escalade shows up instead of the black. No need to panic. You are still important and I am sure People Magazine will still pay big bucks for pics of you scooping dog poo in your backyard.

That’s a Pisser

Whoa…what do you mean that’s a real pisser? I am no Lily Librarian. I have seen and heard a fair amount in my life but I didn’t expect my ten year-old to use the word pisser straight in my face.

Just Like Me

Twice I was in a room filled with people who looked just like me — and it was odd. Nobody with dark skin. Nobody with a Middle Eastern accent. Nobody dressed in their country’s native clothes. Only white people, in white people clothes, having white people conversation — and I was bored.