Moving Halfway Around the World with Our Dog

Wherever we go, our dog goes with us. We spent a lot of money making sure our dog could fly with us in the passenger cabin and not in the belly of the plane. It took some ingenuity and even some training to make it happen. Then, we had to work out any issues with customs when we got to Singapore. Our dog is why we never visited the 50h State. That island chain has a quarantine time. We were moving to the Singapore New Futura condo South Tower. The company I work for bought the condo for me, and they will use it as a place to live for my replacement after I establish things here and if I want to move back.

I do a very particular job for my company that not a lot of people can or want to do. The niche area I serve allows me to have a lot of leeway when it comes to moving and my family. It is my wife and I and our Jack Russell Terrier. Her name is Olivia, and she goes with us wherever we go. I am on a two-year assignment, but I like Singapore a lot. My wife does too. Olivia seems to like it here too. Continue reading Moving Halfway Around the World with Our Dog

My Son Has Earned It

Since my son has been doing much better thanks to getting A level physics tuition, I’ve decided to throw a party for him. I’ve watched him improve over the weeks and it’s remarkable how well he’s done. He thought he would have to go to summer school or repeat the grade with how badly he was doing in his class. I had to meet with his teacher and discuss a way that we could help him, and I learned about the tutoring service and contacted them. Somehow, the service can teach in a way that makes everything just click.

The party is going to be a surprise, so I’ll have to set it up while my son is still at school. I’m going to order his favorite pizza and my wife is going to make a special ice cream cake. Continue reading My Son Has Earned It