Uniforms. Sunblock and uniform hats are required for recess. “No hat, no play.” Swim lessons are part of the curriculum. Simone has a swim lesson every day for two weeks. Willa will have her swim lessons next month. The after school program is sailing. No homework for the first two weeks of school. 45-minute lunch […]
I have been here just over a week so keep in mind anything I say or feel falls under the first stage of culture shock, which, according to Wikipedia, is the “Honeymoon Stage,” or rather, the tendency to see things in a romantic light. First of all, it is hot. Really hot. If this is […]
Middle of the night steak cravings Curse-muttering to oneself Staring at the wall Bananas are tasty Inability to read more than three consecutive sentences Ability to watch more than three consecutive YouTube clips of The Ellen Show Thinking about bananas
Why are we in Perth? What is happening? What is this Perth business? As you may know, Dave works for Chevron. He went to work there soon after Simone was born. Part of what led to Dave joining Chevron was theopportunity for all of us to live abroad at some point. It’s the same reasonDave […]
Uncle Toby hadn’t been seen in years. Turns out he’s been in his basement taking Cheerios, smothering them in sugar, repackaging them, and shipping them to Perth. Well played Uncle Toby, well played.