Family Overseas Adventures

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Family Overseas Adventures
We moved to Ukraine from Chicago in 2011. Capturing the the entertaining angle on the differences and eccentricities has helped make some of the challenges more fun.
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  • Hometown nostalgia & Lolla uniforms 1 week ago They say, never look back.  Returning home is complicated - full of mixed emotions and nostalgia.  While visiting our hometown Chicago we felt an emotional whip lash from many contrasts….Happy reunions with favorites vs. the brutal “why did we leave in the first place?” interrogation from...
  • 9 Signs we're in San Francisco 4 weeks ago Summer has been flying by in a flash - while many of our activities are the same, our surroundings have been decidedly San Francisco.How so?1) Expressive It's liberating to live in a city where truly any outfit goes - I think I might be the only one who notices what people put on….Ouch - check...
  • Galapagos! 1 month ago 18 months ago plans were made for a Bernauer family trip to the GalapagosWe were excited to dust off the passports & head out for more international adventureWhat we discovered…..Ecuador is on the ballThe biggest city (& gateway to the Galapagos) was far more refined than I expectedNicer roads,...
  • A Colorful Seven 3 months ago Last week our baby turned 7!The day started as birthdays now all do in our house…..with presents & breakfast in bed (Nana's hand-carried 7 cookies made a fine birthday breakfast!)Only thanks to her day coinciding with the last day of school, were we allowed to continue our tradition of treats...
  • Short on school, hopefully not on education 3 months ago School's out for summer!Given our kids' move from a European school (longer year, but more breaks), to a Californian  (fewer breaks, ends almost a month earlier), they've had the world's shortest school year.While they may be a bit short on school work, they've been long on life experiences.   I...

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Anna
16:20 PM December 12, 2012

I love reading your blog Merilee. I just recently moved to Kiev with my husband and three kids and have found your writing real funny and informative as well.(we used to live in Chicago, ages ago in another life and loved it there. Still secretly hoping to meve there one day) One question, can you share the info on that place outside Kiev that has the cabins? Looked real interesting and would love to take our bunch there sometime. (once the whole country defrosts) Thanks for keeping my spirits up in this tough transition!

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