Car-less

I rarely used public transportation.  In the US, I drove cars 99% of my time.  On occasion, I road metro. So selling my car required a plan.  In the past few years I would dream of having a bike to move around Dubai. That dream would quickly shatter when I thought of...

CDs

I am holding on to tapes I had since the 1980s! As time passes by they become collectors’ items and I feel an attachment to them. So, I ignored the tapes and focused on a newer collection of CDs. Accumulating those began in the 1990s.  Out of 300+ CDs, 44 are...

TV

This is where my TV stood for the past 9 years. A few months ago, I gave it away. My mother and aunt were coming to visit for a few weeks; both are delightful women who’s conversations are enlightening and entertaining. Both women keep their TVs on 24×7;...

DC to Dubai

9 years ago, I moved to the UAE from a six bedroom house in the US to a 2 bedroom flat in Dubai.  Before my “Stuff” arrived, I lived in the flat with two mattresses, a plant pot, a coffee pot, two mugs, a few toiletries, and one suitcase of clothing items....