OMG, people! It's official! We can finally move into our house!! I'm going to hyperventilate and faint. The previous owners have just moved out and as of this week we can start bringing boxes into the house. And boy! do we have boxes! We didn't bother to unpack most - at least I hope it's … Continue reading The Move has Begun!
It's been 5 weeks since we left Switzerland for America. First we went to Minnesota for a blissful time with Mark's parents before Mark had to go back to the reality of DC and work and I drove down to Iowa with the kids to visit my parents and wait for our stuff to arrive … Continue reading Moving is Complicated
We have moved. Officially. We have given up our keys to our wonderful apartment, tearfully hugged friends who have become family, taken our flight, and are in the United States. I just canceled my Swiss Half-Fare card for the trains. We need to mail our legitimization cards back to some office somewhere now that the … Continue reading The Surreal Nature of Moving
Basel gets its share of tourists. Not too many, but we get them. They are easy to spot as they come blinking into the sunshine from the inside of the dark train station, checking maps, and looking around with puzzled expressions. Usually I mind my own business. I keep my head down and go about … Continue reading “I Live Here.”