17 09, 2013

The First Month

By |September 17th, 2013|Stories|2 Comments

It’s hard to believe we have been in Montenegro a month now. The time has gone by very quickly, and we have been able to accomplish many things. We have been gradually settling into and setting up […]

8 09, 2013

Starting School

By |September 8th, 2013|Stories|4 Comments

One of our greatest concerns about our move was schooling for Hannah and Joy. We arrived with so many questions and so much uncertainty. After our initial meeting with the director and a couple of teachers at […]

3 09, 2013


By |September 3rd, 2013|Outtakes|9 Comments

After a week of being in our new place, we finally have internet. As you can imagine, lots of stuff has happened since we moved including the girls started school yesterday. In brief, things are going really […]

25 08, 2013

House Hunting…International

By |August 25th, 2013|Stories|1 Comment

Kind of like the show, but not really. We haven’t been looking at $3.5 million luxury homes with 10 bedrooms and a swimming pool overlooking the ocean. It has been a fun experience, though! It was a […]

20 08, 2013

Family Pics

By |August 20th, 2013|Pics & videos|5 Comments

Before we left, we had a friend take some pictures of our family. We were able to use some of these for our blog and to capture some family shots. Thanks so much to Michael (the photog) […]

19 08, 2013

Straight From the Heart

By |August 19th, 2013|Outtakes|8 Comments

The move to Montenegro has been very bumpy. I had to ride in a big noisy thingy that hurt my ears. And I had to walk on slick floors, and my people weren’t there on the noisy […]

17 08, 2013

Starting From Scratch

By |August 17th, 2013|Stories|21 Comments

After three flights and two layovers, the Boone family arrived in Podgorica, Montenegro. The dad, the mom, the teen, the kid, the dog, three large duffels, four trunks, four carry-ons, four personal items and a kennel all […]

12 08, 2013

Joy’s Update

By |August 12th, 2013|Stories|8 Comments

My family is moving to Montenegro which is in the Balkan area. I will miss my friends and I am very, very sad to say goodbye. I am looking forward to meeting many new friends, learning the […]

12 08, 2013

Finding Good in Disappointment

By |August 12th, 2013|Lemonade|5 Comments

I love airplanes. I love travel. I love going places and seeing, feeling new things. I love foreign countries. I love languages. So you can probably imagine my excitement when we left at 4:30 am for the […]

11 08, 2013

Saying Goodbye

By |August 11th, 2013|Stories|2 Comments

Everyone knows good-byes are never easy. You would think they might get easier over time, but they don’t.

The hardest thing for me is to go for long periods of time without seeing the family and friends I […]