Becoming Swiss, Expat

Becoming Swiss

  Years ago, I started writing about moving to Switzerland. My articles were surprisingly wildly popular, not just with the local expat community but with people back home who were interested in experiencing such a dramatic change in life vicariously from the comfort of their cozy homes. Twelve years went by in the blink of… Continue reading Becoming Swiss

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After Paris, Look for the Helpers

"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." — Mister Rogers Again. The feeling of anxious dread mixed with a horrible need to know. It starts with a message from someone… Continue reading After Paris, Look for the Helpers

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How I got to Switzerland… Part Two !!

PART TWO of the continuing saga... How I Got Here So there I was, minding my own business and perfectly content living in Canada with my two kids, finally making ends meet as a single mom. When suddenly, out of the blue, for no apparent reason, a wave of insanity hit and I applied for… Continue reading How I got to Switzerland… Part Two !!