Settling Down (97%)

6 Nov

We’ve hit November and what a whirlwind/ roller-coaster October was.  Susie had her surgery, to remove a tumor from her Parotid Gland, on Monday the 11th.  That first week was very challenging, but we got through it with lots of … Read More »

In Austin (90%)

23 Sep

Well, we are all in Austin.  We are staying with our dear friends, Ken, Lisa, Zoe and Phil.  The kids started school, Susie now is the proud owner of a Honda CR-V, and I’m hopping around the US (Tampa, Phoenix, … Read More »

Almost there (70%)

20 Aug

Well we’ve sold the Alfa, dismantled Gabriel’s bed and are almost set for the movers next week.  My office is still a mess and we have a few things still to sell (Gumtree Cambridge): – Portable Air Conditioner – Samsung … Read More »

Midway through the second half

16 Aug

Well we’ve begun the transition from Cambridge to Austin.  Our house is under contract, movers are scheduled (25-AUG), Gabriel has crossed the Atlantic, and Susie/ Pearl will follow on the 24th of August.  So, next weekend is the last weekend … Read More »

Spain and Coming Home!

2 Jul

Well it is beginning of July and I have been remiss on updating everyone in regards to our recent travels and news.  To start with we are going through a lot of changes.  My employer has recently been acquired.  Through … Read More »

Back from home

4 Jun

It is so strange to be back in England after spending time in the US.  We were in the States for two weeks.  It was a great time.  So much so, we felt the visit was too short.  I hope … Read More »

Kick butt salsa

19 Feb

Last night, Susie made tacos with chicken, roasted peppers, onions, and other traditional items.  I cracked open a bottle of salsa I brought back from Austin.  And boy did Gabriel and I enjoy it.  It was way spicy, but it … Read More »

Business Process Management Role

21 Nov

Well I’ve taken the plunge.  I left Convergys at the beginning of October to join an Austin based company called Lombardi Software.  Originally I was interested in a core development position in Austin, but the stars were not aligned.  I … Read More »

Pictures from Texas

3 Apr

We’ve uploaded pictures from Susie and Pearl’s visit to Texas. They are on Flickr. If you don’t have an account, ping me and I’ll send an invite. In the meantime, here’s a few:

A White Easter

23 Mar

Well it’s Easter today and snowing in Cambridge. We had rain, sleet, and snow flurries yesterday. Gabriel joked about how it gets cold enough to snow, but always warms up a bit for the precipitation to be rain. Today with … Read More »

March Madness

10 Mar

Well we are almost half way through March and it’s unclear who is the leader for the Democratic nominee. Hillary won Texas and Ohio. It sounds like folks are on the fence regarding what to do about Michigan and Florida. … Read More »

Off to Tejas

7 Mar

Susie and Pearl left yesterday morning for Texas. Unfortunately, their plane did not make it. They were turned around about mid-way from JFK because of the snow storms hitting much of central United States. Susie called me about 8 PM … Read More »

Democratic Primary

2 Mar

We sent in our absentee ballot last month for the Texas Democratic Primary. It’s interesting having already voted and hearing the last minute advertising, opinion polls, and so on. This is the first primary, I can remember, where the candidates … Read More »