Dahlias on the porch
Netflix access at 2am when the jet lag really sucks
Discovering old favorites from storage boxes, including my Japanese tea set and crock pot!
Fresh raspberries and huckleberry jam
Afternoon prosecco with Carrie and finally meeting little man, Conner Cole!
New sheets and a queen size bed all to myself
A sweet little cabin all to myself
Free wifi everywhere
Painless SIM card purchase and a new local number that I’ll have for more than six months!
A car to drive even if its not my favorite
Quiet breakfasts by myself, in my PJs looking into the forest
Surprising Sydney and getting some quality time with Gen
The very thoughtful and kind gift of new clothes and shoes
Sun breaks and sun showers
Feeling slightly more settled each day
A girl’s weekend with April, Ashley, Lollie and Molly
Friends who understand when I’m not back at 100% and let me be quiet and little off
Food with flavor… so much flavor! I forgot how good food can be!
Molly sharing breakfast so we get the best of both worlds
Finding one of my favorite wines by chance – Black Rabbit Red
Time with family and the littles
Movie night with dad
Incredible sights and views of this city that I sort of love
All the bags from around the states that I sent ahead have made their way back to me
Internal pep talks to help me through the culture shock moments
Some really very happy news