Tag Archives: Earthquake

The Glamorous Life of an ExPat Wife

Done with all that whininess that can be the ExPat mentality- culture shock, kids coming home from the first day of school without a friend, facing a grocery store selling brains, organ meat or live animals, or not hearing one … Continue reading

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The New More Flexible Normal- Not For the Faint of Heart

On April 15th last year, my taxes were filed, and the day ahead probably looked identical to the 45 preceding it. Starting with mine and Spouse’s morning coffee talk, through school drop off, to the work out session aimed at … Continue reading

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Evacuation Vacation: Do We Stay or Do We Go?

First came the earthquake, next the tsunamis, then the nuclear power plant issues. By Saturday morning, Spouse and I had become this as we dumped in all the rumors, news headings, tweets, and news casts attempting to separate lies from … Continue reading

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The Offsprings’ Perspective.. Not Quite What I Imagined

As any parent would, Spouse and I have been talking with the Offspring regarding their experience of the earthquake. Since many of our family members are physicians, I feel that I too am qualified to make not only medical but … Continue reading

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We’re Being Shaken and Stirred in Japan

First- thanks to all of you for checking in to see how the Clampitts are faring in the face of this Earthquake. I’m certainly not CNN, however, here’s the situation from Shibuya-ku. Spouse is in Osaka- he’s usually gone for … Continue reading

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