Category Archives: Interviews

Interviews of people who have lived the Stanford or the expat experience.

Trailing Husband Settles into the Bay Area “Like a Boss”

It’s a new year and the perfect time for an inspirational story!  Recently, Jasper, a trailing husband, wrote about rebuilding his life and the importance of a guys’ night out.  I have the pleasure of knowing a trailing husband from … Continue reading

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Guys Night Out – Rebuilding My Life

After my wife and I moved to the US, my wife started working at Stanford and I was in our new house without a job. So I needed to rebuild my life. In the first few weeks I was busy with settling down. I needed to buy … Continue reading

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Grow New Roots and Blossom: A support group for trailing wives

We’ve blogged before about Deborah’s Palm. They offer a wide variety of classes, and groups for women experience challenges throughout their lives, in addition to an open place to come relax and enjoy a cup of tea. Now, coming soon, … Continue reading

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Deborah’s Palm – A Community for Women

  I’ve been living here in the Peninsula for nearly two years now, and I’m still discovering new things every week. This weeks’ discovery was ‘Deborah’s Palm’. A fellow CCIS volunteer at Stanford pointed me in their direction. I met … Continue reading

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Interview: Post doc and passionate Hiker

1. Can you give an introduction about yourself? I am from Leipzig, Germany, and worked in Freiburg before I moved to the US. I  came to the Bay Area in June 2008. So I’m already two years in CA. While … Continue reading

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