Saturday, June 20, 2015

And So We Meet Again

It's been over a year since I've posted anything here, yet it still surprises me that the page gets traffic. It kind of surprised me it ever got traffic at all.


The past year has been an interesting one to say the least. My husband was approved for his green card, we moved to the US, he couldn't find a job so he moved back to India for work while I stayed in the US, he visited in Feb, and now he's planning to return for good in 2 weeks, although still with no job.


I'm happy to be back in the US, the land of clean running water, consistent electrical current, decent roads, infrastructure, you name it. Life is good. It will be better when my husband is back, and it will be even better once he gets settled in with a job.


One glaring difference between the US and India. In the US, it's sink or swim. In India, we always had family to fall back on and friends to help us out if we needed it. I never worried about where my next meal would come from, or expenses in general. I can't say the same in the US. Especially being a single income household. It's a rat race. It's a bit stressful, but you just have to take it a day at a time and hope for the best.


I'm not sure how much longer I'll keep the blog open, but I wish you all well and hope you're doing fine.

1 comment:

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    PeopleAbroad.org

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