Author Archives: Dr. Mauri Collins

Getting married – and then divorced – again….

Tweet On Friday, August 29th, 2015, on what would have been our 45th wedding anniversary, if we hadn’t been divorced for 33 years, Steve and I remarried – again on the Friday of a Labor Day weekend. The original ceremony … Continue reading

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More than a Year in Las Vegas . . .

Tweet I came down to Las Vegas in June 2012 to give my sister, Sarah E an opportunity to take her husband on vacation for two weeks and to enjoy total irresponsibility.  I moved into her house and spent the … Continue reading

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I’m a nomad now….

Tweet Well, I THOUGHT I was just back in the US for the summer.  However, Al Khaleej were sanctioned by the Saudi Ministry of Labor for bringing workers – like me – in on Business Visit visas and having us … Continue reading

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Going home for the summer . . .

Tweet Well, I had intended to keep this up as a journal of my days in Saudi Arabia – but, as you can see, that didn’t happen, for a number of reasons. I have, however, posted many public pictures to … Continue reading

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Sunday morning…

Tweet After two days of dedicated work by my moving crew (son Paul, and daughters Krystal and Norah) under the direction of Sergeant Norah! we are down to the tail ends of cleaning out the house.  Only my bedroom and … Continue reading

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Thank you, Steve…

Tweet This blessing deserves a post of its own!!  Norah insisted this morning that I call the used furniture store where I bought my matched pair of recliners and ask if they wanted to buy them back.  There is no … Continue reading

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Thursday 12-9-2010

Tweet Norah and I made great strides yesterday with the “Trash it!”-“Donate it”-“Give it to Auntie Sarah for her yard sale!” I want everyone to know I am SO over this moving business!!!  I am amazed at how much STUFF … Continue reading

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Monday…

Tweet Well, less than seven days now!!! I started off today listening to three different sets of visa woes!! I was selfishly VERY glad that mine is safely in my passport and my passport is here in my desk drawer. … Continue reading

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Sunday…

Tweet Apparently I will have the day and a half that I am in Riyadh open – so I am planning to get together with three of the ladies who were part of the NCEL workshop in September – we … Continue reading

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More steps. . .

Tweet Big things out of the way today – in no particular order: My winter coat, not worn since I left Chicago 4 years ago, is at the Dry Cleaners.  I did my best job getting all the white cat … Continue reading

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