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Macedonia & the internet

If you’ve been faithfully reading for the last three months, you’re starting to get an idea about my Macedonian life.

I’ve showed you a map, talked about the incredible warmth and hospitality of the people and even given you a photo blog about my favorite dishes and snacks. 255 more words

John the Baptist and Brood of Vipers

It is a rainy, chilly morning in Pensacola.

Even as I write those words, I smile. Our grandson inherited my cold genes through his father. By cold genes, I mean we are more comfortable being cool than hot. 603 more words

ExPat Life

More than a single story

I only have a single story to tell.

I want to share a few other versions of Macedonia with you.

I’ve been mulling over the idea of the single story since a cross-cultural training session during PST. 547 more words

First Day of K - A Guest Post

One of the things I have loved about writing is getting into conversations with people who don’t have my background but know what it is to live between worlds.  1,446 more words


Dai, Daddy! Die?: Raising Bilingual Kids

One of the benefits of being in a dual-language household is that there are twice as many words we can claim Oliver might have said, even if he was just flailing his tongue around randomly. 913 more words


You Know You Married a TCK When.....

All of you long suffering spouses and partners of TCK’s – this one’s for you:

You know you married a TCK when…..

1. You’re listening to National Public Radio (NPR)  and she shouts – “I know that reporter”. 366 more words

Third Culture Kid

at least five...

At least five operations today.

Fatuma, always smiling, laughing, interested in everything,

is today very quiet.