Category Archives: Moving Logistics

Buyer’s Remorse!

Prior to leaving Zambia I had arranged (at great cost) to have the house cleaned top to bottom – walls, ceilings, windows, floors, cabinets scrubbed, bathrooms, closets/drawers, etc.  I can’t stand to live in a dirty house and knew that … Continue reading

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Doggies in America

We’ve only been in the U.S. for 10 hours and already Coco’s been to three states (Illinois, Indiana and Michigan).  Yes, both dogs made it to the U.S. healthy and safe, and remarkably calm.  There were a few hiccups, which … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

Well, despite us being in Zambia for another four months (with an extended vacation to the U.S. for me starting Tuesday!), our belongings have begun their journey home.  We’ll see if they really get back in 1.5 months, like they … Continue reading

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Renting a House/Flat

About three months before we moved to Lusaka I came out here with Thom on a housing reconnaissance mission.  When we had lived abroad in Italy 2006-2007, we arrived sight unseen, stayed in a hotel for five days (with all … Continue reading

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Poor Ozzie…

…Not!  Here I was worrying that Ozzie might be lonely, forlorn, pining away for his mommy and daddy, but it seems that his auntie and uncle have taken a liking to him, and he to them. Here’s Oz with my … Continue reading

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Packing Déjà Vu

It’s amazing how much stuff we’ve accumulated even though we’ve been living out of suitcases for three weeks now.  Christmas presents, must-have items to take to Zambia (new socks, large pack of toothbrushes, etc.), and debatable must-have items (frisbee, extra … Continue reading

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Travel Travails

Today was the day our oldest son, Alex, was to fly to his home on the West Indies Island of Dominica (see it below in pink, two islands above St. Lucia) and bring his dog Kala with him. Now, when … Continue reading

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