What it’s like to start over in a new country

Things you cannot possibly understand you will have to do when you start over in another country: Find things to sleep on and sit on. Find things to cook on, keep food in, and wash clothes with. Get these things to your home. Get these things connected/wired in. Learn to use these things that have … Continue reading What it’s like to start over in a new country

A desert souq

On one of our road trips to Oman,we drove two hours straight into the desert from Muscat. Our minivan was crammed full of people. Our goal was to catch a real-live, once-a-week, no-tourists-here, souq in Sinaw. It was everything we dreamed of. "Souq" means "market." These are kind of like farmer's markets in the USA, but … Continue reading A desert souq

Deodorant Experiment: Roll-ons

UPDATE: Read my update two years later: https://bit.ly/2FFqzqG ******************************************************************************* If you are just joining us, we are in the middle of reviewing a variety of leading natural deodorants to find ones that really work. The previous two posts covered why and how. The Great Natural Deodorant Experiment Now, lets review my experience with this group: … Continue reading Deodorant Experiment: Roll-ons

The Great Natural Deodorant Experiment

UPDATE: Read my update two years later: https://bit.ly/2FFqzqG ******************************************************************************* We all wanted to know. So I took one for the team. I made a google spreadsheet. My husband was asked to sniff my pits and my clothes more than he'd like. I learned I need to shower more. But, most importantly: I systematically tested out … Continue reading The Great Natural Deodorant Experiment