Surprise for Mama & DV – Part II – Kids Telling Jokes!!

With support from faculty and staff telling jokes for you, I also had support from the Director of the American School of Doha to make sure I include kids telling you jokes to make you laugh!!!  Thank you Tom!!  :))))) I’d like to give a huge shout out to Grade 5 teacher Allison Farmer for…

Surprise Mama & DV – This Blog is For You!!

My father’s health has not been great for many years – my mother faithfully by his side – his health becoming her whole life. Over their 30 plus years of marriage they have modeled for me the many virtues of a strong marriage, especially since my father’s health became an issue, of commitment during the…

2018 International Week at ASD – Moments!

After a long run of very little breaks since the start of school in August, everyone was very ready for this fun filled week of activities, food and celebration! Time to sign where I’m from! Wearing my abaya and shayla to school! Raina wears a headscarf everyday, but not an abaya.  Sadia doesn’t cover at…

Rain!

Another storm rolled across Qatar!!  This time dumping a huge load of rain as it moved along the small country!! It was a typical hot, humid, sunny day…then suddenly the skies darkened, the sound of thunder rumbled loudly, dust started blowing across the field then the skies opened…dumping lots and lots of rain!!! I was…

Why Play Is So Important Between Co-Workers!!

Because if I can play and have fun with coworkers, then I walk/work alongside them as friends. S, xoxoxoxoxoxo ps….plus, it is SO fun building pyramids!!!  Can you find me in there???  😀 pps….. this international pyramid is built of people from as far away as New Zealand to Canada, United States, Denmark, Spain…..and so…

Moments – Work – Yes, It Is This Fun!!!

I love my job!!!! When your principal (he’s Canadian!!) jumps on a desk to dance!  Gonna miss you PW!!! Recess….. yes, a student is wearing a box on his head (it was MAPS testing week!  😉 ) Lunch: Sometimes there are no words….. Then there was this! The PTA Teacher & Staff Appreciation Lunch catered…

2017 Summer Moments – Liz, Linda, A Mermaid, Sons of Maxwell, A Doll House, Family, Reiki, Cold Drinks on a Patio, Donair Pizza & Donair Sauce, Moon Mist Ice Cream, Pork Bacon…..and What Is a Touton??

I leave for Qatar tomorrow.  Back to expat life, regular routine and back to work, the start of a new school year at the American School of Doha on August 15th.  I wanted to reflect on my visit to Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.  To share some of the moments with friends and family. My visit…

A Conversation with Artist Danny Gregory

ASD invited artist Danny Gregory to spend this past week in the Upper and Lower Elementary campus inspiring faculty and students to create and draw!! I had an opportunity to have a one-on-one conversation with Mr. Gregory. We talked about life, taking risks, and what sort of people make up expats. He shared a bit of…