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They say youth is wasted on the young. This may or may not be true, but I do know that the summer vacation of my youth was time well-spent, even if I didn’t fully appreciate it back then. Back then, my summer … Continue reading

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Staying Sane While Away- Year Two

About a year and a half ago, I posted a blog titled Staying Sane While Away. The purpose was to give a few snippets of what our daily life looks like in Lagos. Much, of course, has happened between now … Continue reading

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My Lagos Run

I started running about eight years ago. I found I needed a switch from the sport I’d been involved I graduated from high school- a break from the near constant ‘I am in training mode’, a break from the injuries… and … Continue reading

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Nearly Finished…

It’s May 2nd which means we’re nearly finished with our first year in Lagos. It’s been a good year, but a busy one filled with uncertainty, challenges and the typical hard-work associated with a first year in a new country … Continue reading

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NCD, Diwali, a 10K, and a Trio of Turkeys.

Well, time and deadlines got away from me, but here’s a post I started the end of November. New Year’s Resolution? Do a better job keeping my blog posts timely… It’s officially the last day of November. We’re at the … Continue reading

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Staying Sane While Away

Living overseas has it’s definite perks. A local economy that allows for the hiring of full-time domestic help such as a driver and a stewardess, the sense that the mundane takes on an air of extraordinary because everything is so different, opportunity … Continue reading

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You know you’re living in another country when…

You know you’re living in another country when…   The sign in front of the British School says…no loitering, no soliciting, no hanging-out, no kerb crawling (looking for hookers). The South African advertisements on The Discovery Channel are selling “car … Continue reading

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