Monthly Archives: August 2012

This is happening

This is the view I’m taking in at the moment. Our 2 bedroom home is empty of everything, besides our 8 suitcases and the half dozen boxes of momentos and documents that we are storing in our basement. We’ve spent … Continue reading

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One week

In one week from today, from right now, we’ll be departing our fair city and our beloved friends. Earlier today, I could not hold back the tears as Miss Amy, Thora’s Tae Kwon Do instructor for two years, presented her … Continue reading

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Ten Days? Really?

Our big move to New Zealand has been so long in the making, always so far in the future as to be something from a fantasy, a dream-life that exists only in conversations or in the hypothetical. Something so far … Continue reading

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Just under 2 years since my very first post and we’re on our way.

I can’t believe I’m writing this, thinking this. But as of this afternoon, we have a long road ahead of us and we’re seeing green lights all the way. It’s been a whirlwind of a weekend, and I’m not even … Continue reading

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The first sets of tears

It was Sunday and I had the kids and my parents in the car. They’d just spent the weekend visiting and we were dropping them off at South Station so that they could catch their bus back to NYC. We’d … Continue reading

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