Category Archives: Preparing for the trip

The medicine box

I got 4 shots yesterday, the beginning of a long series of necessary immunizations. My arms hurt.  Since this is a business trip, we went to the medical clinic at Qualcomm in San Diego (Qualcomm is E.’s employer).  It is … Continue reading

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The story of a wimp

In the summer of 1976, France experienced a severe heat wave.  I was spending my vacation at my uncle’s house, with his wife, my three younger cousins, and a goofy dog.  They lived in a remote village in the countryside, … Continue reading

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Yankee Doodle has a disease

Do you know they still have THE PLAGUE in India?  Yes, the plague.  And not just any plague, the BUBONIC plague.  You know, the one that wiped out HALF OF EUROPE, the one in Monty Python (“I am not dead … Continue reading

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It’s official

It’s now official, we are moving to India.  I am so excited that I cried!!!! I need to start a list of things to do before we leave: Get visas. Get medical stuff in order.  That’s a long list of … Continue reading

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The job offer

We are moving to India!!!!!! Probably. For a while. Not forever. With the cats. Two cats. Meow. The job offer came on Friday. We are so excited! Last night, we settled on the city of Hyderabad, though it makes no … Continue reading

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