Monthly Archives: March 2012


We’ve made another great contact in New Zealand, another American expat doctor who currently works at the hospital where Sean will work. She’s been so kind to make herself available via email for any questions we think to ask, to … Continue reading

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I sense I’m pulling away.

For the past several months, I’ve been noticing that my normally high need to socialize with our friends has started to fade, if only ever so slightly. It wasn’t that long ago that the prospect of several days in a … Continue reading

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We Begin to Home in on our Destination

In a matter of weeks, we’ve gone from fantasizing and a lot of wishful thinking, scanning the job postings and doing frenzied Lonely Planet research and google searches, to mindfully keeping our hopes from getting too high. A few weeks … Continue reading

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