Archive for June, 2010

Hooray for IKEA

Hooray for IKEA

Very quick post this morning before we go to work. Just want to post two pictures of our new IKEA furniture. We got an entertainment center for the living room and a desk for the office. Stay tuned for the epic story of getting internet and tv into our apartment…


We Have Belongings

We Have Belongings

Before we left New York City a very nice man came out to our apartment and helped us pack up about 1000 pounds of our personal belongings so that we could ship them to Abu Dhabi. That shipment included our bed, dining table and chairs,  everything from our kitchen, artwork, and most of the things [...]


I’m Front Page News!

I'm Front Page News!

Beth and I attended a birthday party/bbq recently and I happen to meet a guy who works at the National, Abu Dhabi’s English language newspaper. He called me a week or so later and asked if I’d be interested in talking with him about the World Cup for a series the paper was writing. Of [...]


Shopping Spree

Shopping Spree

It’s been waaaayyyy too long since my last post. Excuses for the extended absence include: my recent acquisition of a temporary job and its associated lack of free time, Beth’s debilitating back injury/problems, and long hours spent shopping for furniture and household items. It’s that’s happy purpose which finally gets me back to the blog [...]