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Reflections on My Blogging Hiatus

I didn’t plan to take such a long hiatus from the blog. As it happens to so many of us, life just got in the way. For me, it was my Master’s program that seemed to just suck all…

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Life Lately: July in Transition

It’s time for another Life Lately post.  It’s my monthly roundup post of things we’ve been up to that really don’t warrant their own post.  And it’s hard to believe that between saying farewell to Paris, moving to Aberdeen and…

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Sadie moves to Aberdeen: The Journey

I am Sadie.  The Smalls’ cat. You may have already heard about me.  This is my first guest post.  This is a story of how I became an International Cat of Mystery. Long ago, I was living in a…

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Expat Life: We are moving!

The news we’ve been waiting for… We are moving.  For starters I’ll give you some hints: 50,000 shades of grey and there’s nothing sexy about that I’ve always said I wanted to live near the ocean (so be careful…

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Life Lately: Spring in Paris

I love creating these Life Lately posts.  It’s my chance to reflect back on the past month or two of our expat life in Paris.  I always end up feeling so grateful and happy for the life we’ve created…

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Life Lately #2

I can’t believe I’m writing my second Life Lately post. The monthly post where I round-up what we’ve been up to in our lives as expats in Paris.  It has been a month since the first installment and it…

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Moving Apartments in Paris

  We received notice from our landlord 6 months ago to vacate the apartment we called home.  At first I thought we were in some kind of legal trouble.  The notice came from the ‘huissier’ which means bailiff.  Immediately…

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Three Years in Paris

I’m sitting here stunned that I’m writing this.  Never in our dreams when we first landed in Paris did we think we’d be here this long. Well life is full of surprises Thanks to this blog I have a…