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Love, Light and Laughter: Making a Home Away From Home

Love, Light and Laughter: Making a Home Away From Home

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This post is a bit of a diversion from my usual fare. I wanted to share some thoughts on what it has been like to live away from ‘home’ for the past 6 years. By the time we had made our decision to move our life and family halfway across the world, I was ready for whatever adventure lay before us. I think, though, that I had some very romantic ideas about living in a foreign land. All the research in the world was never going to replace ‘real-life’ experience.
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A Chat With Innovative Chef, Casey Angelova

A Chat With Innovative Chef, Casey Angelova

I love to eat!  And, I love to eat good, real food.  My interviewee, Casey Angelova loves real food, too, and it was one of the things that inspired her to become a chef.  I love to eat but I also like to understand the nutrition behind food because I believe it’s the key to health and longevity.  And, for those who may not already be aware, I live in Bulgaria while my husband finishes medical school.  Some might say that we live…well…an unorthodox life.  I suppose, we do.  I’m ok with that.  While my husband’s medical aspirations brought us here, I manage to keep myself busy and engaged no matter where we are.  My interests and passions have led me to meet some wonderfully unique and interesting people along the way.

This brings me to Casey Angelova.  Casey (despite her foreign sounding last name) is actually an American.  She married a brawny Bulgarian guy whom she met while living in the United States.  They got married and shortly after moved to Bulgaria with their daughters in search of a different way of life.  I sat down with Casey not too long ago and it resulted in an interview!  Here’s what Casey and I talked about.
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