What Road Tripping With My Global Family Has Taught Me

The snow is falling hard in Vermont, where my family and I have chosen to spend the last days of 2019. The chalet is quiet, my husband Tom, our two kids and son in law are out on the slopes. I am listening to the Mozart requiem, sipping a cup of spicy Chai from India … Continue reading What Road Tripping With My Global Family Has Taught Me

Reflections of a new Manhattanite (part 2)

This applied to me for the first 50 years of my life: In Europe, in Asia and in the Middle East, we had Celsius, meters and kilos. Then...I moved to the U.S. It was a challenge, especially if you take into account I am a catastrophe with numbers. The first time I realized I'd better … Continue reading Reflections of a new Manhattanite (part 2)

Citizen and author of the world

Let the journey begin! And what a journey it has been so far... Let me first introduce my family and myself: My husband Tom is American and has lived in the USSR (yes that long ago!), Italy, France, South Korea, China and Saudi Arabia. His daughter Alexandra was born in Italy and lives today in … Continue reading Citizen and author of the world