(the misadventures of an expatriate corporate dropout)

Friday, December 12, 2008

i don't know how

I am going to last 3 more weeks.

I've only been here one week and I am squirming ... I feel completely cut off from my new life and completely foreign to my old life.

We had our 3rd annual Holiday Reception at the shop last night and it was well attended and successful. It felt like the climax to my visit and now ... I want to go HOME. I wish Christmas was next week so I could be preparing for some quality time with my little family and then moving on my way.

Nothing else holds much appeal here, I'm afraid.

One thing is certain, I'm changing my return flight plans. and soon.


Michelle said...

Oh, I understand, I'm cut off from my 'old life' and it is still my current life!


Utah Savage said...

I understand too, and I'm still living in my little bunker in Utah. Are you crying for me yet? You should be.

Our Juicy Life said...

i'm not sure what will happen when we go back to the states in Sept/October. Your home is france now, you found your love and it's here, waiting for you...you might not have known how much you miss it if you didn't go back but now you know.
Come home soon!
Weather is cold but sunny and beautiful.

Randal Graves said...

How do you think we feel, us jokers stuck here? Muah. Have a safe trip back, and hopefully it'll be sooner rather than later.

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Loulou said...

I can relate to that feeling. Each time I go back to the States I feel like a stranger in a strange land. Everything seems off kilter.
Come home soon!

Non, Je ne regrette rien said...

michelle~ what a feeling!

randall~ did I mention I have spare rooms? :-)

loulou~exactly - off kilter is perfect.

Randal Graves said...

Hey, if you're inviting. Wait, this is all a ploy to get us to renovate the spare rooms! You can't fool me!