The Commitments – finding the time (and will) to blog!

Something Had to Give, and in this case it was this blog.  I’ve had to do some real soul searching as to whether to come back to it: Do I really have something to say given the number of other blogs out there that are so informative and more importantly, committed? Do I even have  time? … More The Commitments – finding the time (and will) to blog!

Green Card

Well here it is, the film title we’ve all been waiting for! And in only two months, although they say it can take up to six. My green card arrived today, three years to the day that JT and I first physically met.  What a crazy, wonderful, weird three years it has been. So now … More Green Card

Coming to America

So just a quick one, but here I am sitting at the airport waiting for my flight. It’s been a long journey, but we’ve made it. It’s emotional on so many levels, so many goodbyes, one huge hello. There aren’t words enough to tell my friends and family how much I love them or to thank … More Coming to America

Lost In Translation – follow up questions to our supporting evidence, part one

So the fantastic news is we received our response to our evidence pack in November and it looks like they will be forwarding our application to the embassy, providing we can answer just two little queries. The first issue is interestingly a request of copies of my “court or prison records indicating the nature of this … More Lost In Translation – follow up questions to our supporting evidence, part one

Proof of Life – Visa Support Package

So, much collating and copying later, we have submitted our visa support package. In addition to all the required documents such as copies of marriage and divorce certificates, birth certificates, police certificate, passport and Affidavit of Support with tax return and W2s, we also included the following as proof of our relationship: Evidence of our … More Proof of Life – Visa Support Package


So yes I committed that blogging crime of all blogging crimes and stopped blogging. Bless me Reader, it’s been a month since my last confession. Did you miss me? My difficulty is that I haven’t really had anything to report, as due to time constraints and funding, nothing has been happening on the visa front … More Nothing

The Big Blues …

Long distance relationships are hard, and right now I’m finding it especially hard, as this time last year I’d just arrived in Michigan on my last visit.  At the time we were aiming for me to be there to live for our first anniversary, which is next week, but not long after my return, my Father … More The Big Blues …