Driving in Bahrain, part 1

At first, the honking got to me and it made me all flabbergasted and stressed out. Over time, I've learned to distinguish between the honks and realized honking (not signals) is a form of communication between drivers.  Here is my analysis and honking guide for Bahrain...

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New Years in Sri Lanka

I'm about 9 months post date on my blogs.  I seem to start blogs and then never get around to finishing them.  But I still want to make sure I write down what I remember so our kids have memories.  Let's be honest, so I have memories.  This mommy memory loss is no joke. Here … Continue reading New Years in Sri Lanka

The Drakes do Oman, Oct 6-9 2017

Part of my initial shock and excitement of learning we were moving to Bahrain was flooded with memories of Oman.  It felt like the experiences of my past were surely being connected to the present.  I mean really, who goes to Oman on Spring Break? And then who moves to another Middle Eastern country 16 years later?  Clearly my past was preparing me for my future as a globe trotting military spouse.

Dubai family weekend

And despite the germaphobe in me totally freaking out as Trace drug is lovie across the Bahrain and Dubai airports, flying with the kids was really fun. We learned that traveling with two toddlers comes with its perks, especially if they are crying...