Back to School, Back to School…

Back to School, Back to School…

Well, I thought I’d better sit down and write out a blog post about my new job… because looking back over our last few posts, I bet some of you are beginning to wonder if I am actually doing any work here. The answer is… now I am! I am now through my orientation at ISB(…)

Notre Maison!

Notre Maison!

Bienvenue a notre maison! (I hope I got that right!) Here are the long awaited pictures of our apartment! We found a great, furnished apartment in Etterbeek (the commune near Alex’s university) with an easy commute for my teaching job. Just a few metro stops to central station. Lots of businesses are very convenient to(…)

Belgian Beer Primer

Belgian Beer Primer

As Alex mentioned in his previous post, on Friday evening (8/8), my school treated us to a charter bus tour of Brussels finishing with a beer tasting in an historical pub in the Grand Place (the main square downtown) called Roy d’Espagne (King of Spain).  During WWII, the Resistance worked out of the top floor(…)

Welcome to Brussels!

Welcome to Brussels!

I know Tracy gave a little bit of her perspective upon arrival here, but I thought I should inject a few of my thoughts and provide a little bit of an update. All told I think we’ve done pretty well since arriving. Jet lag has hit a little (ok, a lot) harder than usual, but(…)

First Days

First Days

Well, we made it. And we made it no worse for the wear… more or less. We are mostly just tired and should win some kind of award for napping (quantity, quality, and length — TRIPLE THREAT!) but other than that we are in one piece. We are currently living out of 1 big suitcase,(…)