And speaking of familiar objects in unfamiliar settings… The other night, Dave and I went to the small artsy theater up the road from our house in Perth because SANDRA BERNHARD was performing. IN PERTH. And there were all these beautiful gay … [Continue reading] about G’day Sandra Bernhard!
Before we left San Francisco to move to Perth, I had a few Target Episodes. These moments of panic involved a sudden urge to drive to Colma, wander the aisles with an oversized red shopping cart, and grab things we might need living outside of the … [Continue reading] about Slightly Off
Back in November, Dave and I attended an expat orientation, organized by Chevron. We learned a few useful tips about Perth, including how expensive cocktails are, and how to choose a medical provider. The agenda was, more or less, What to Expect When … [Continue reading] about Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose
The loneliness of moving is creeping in. It is neither surprising nor unbearable, but it is distracting nonetheless, like a hole in your sock exposing your little toe that you try to ignore but then you’re talking to someone and you’re like, “I’m … [Continue reading] about So No One Told You Life Was Gonna Be This Way
She wakes up to find her hair in her mouth. She gingerly lifts a finger to her lips and slowly removes her mouth guard. She stretches her arms back over the pillow and then gently, delicately, removes each of her earplugs. She yawns and sits up to … [Continue reading] about 50 Shades of White: Living in an Unfurnished House