Catching Up – Why I Don’t Want Wafiq To Get A Job

Hi Hi Hi!   I feel like it’s been awhile since I did a little life update and chatted about everything going on…   Hopefully! Wafiq will be able to start working soon (…after patiently waiting a year to figure out the visa situation.) I was on the way to work the other day and […]

Read More

My own apartment, finally.

I don’t think there’s words creative enough to describe how relieved I am. After more than 2 years of living out of a suitcase and other people’s closet doors… I FINALLY managed to nail myself down enough to sign a lease for an apartment of my own. I’m fully aware this is normal life, but […]

Read More

I finally got a job!

Can I get a hallelujah?! Katie (yes, that’s me) finally got a job. Wow. That was a ride. I applied to every single job posting I could find. EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. (Yeah, I wasn’t stressed at all.) Apparently, I don’t qualify to work at Coffee Bean. Or anywhere else for that matter. BUT it’s all because […]

Read More

First day at a new job kind of story…

I have a funny story.  Or at least I think it’s funny, I’m just not confident I can translate it into writing, but I’ll give it a go. There’s a couple of you over in the States I would die laughing with after telling this so I think I have to give it a shot… […]

Read More

It’s about time. Work.

I FINALLY accepted a job here in Dubai.  In my opinion, not working the past couple of months was not by lack of effort, an excessive amount of money, or no desire..  I couldn’t find a job I felt right about. I wanted something that I enjoyed going to, at least a majority of the […]

Read More

It’s party time

Wine, shots, ripped panty hose, dogs, women, and an elaborate going away speech that twisted into a made up fairy tale love story. What a great night, all thanks to my friends from work. The party was at my friend Monica’s open, modern, and pretty house, which I couldn’t have been happier about.  I have […]

Read More