Jordan House Tour | Before & After: Master Bedroom

Our virtual apartment tour comes to an end with a look at our final room: the master bedroom. By far the biggest highlight of our stuff arriving was having our own bed — especially our super-comfy pillow-top mattress.

Jordan House Tour | Before & After: Foyer & Living Room

We are 100 percent moved in. Our Kabul HHE, San Salvador/storage HHE and Virginia UAB shipments arrived, along with our car. All 101 boxes totaling 4,230 pounds are unpacked. Our clothes and linens are dry-cleaned, our photos are displayed and our artwork is hanging on the walls.

First Month in Jordan

We’ve been living in Jordan for just over one month. I’m not going to sugar-coat anything: It’s been a difficult transition — but not for the reasons I was expecting (working long days, balancing work with school, needing more time off after Kabul). Instead, it’s been a combination of factors — things that I should have been expectingContinue reading “First Month in Jordan”

I Moved to Jordan

Kail and I arrived to Amman last week. I start my job next week, so I’ve had a few days to not quite unpack — no ETA on when our various belongings from the U.S. (including our car), Afghanistan or El Salvador will arrive — but settle in and get to know our neighborhood in Amman.Continue reading “I Moved to Jordan”