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(Emotional) Romanian Moms of The World

So I did the unthinkable today – this first day of school in Bavaria – and lunged to kiss the teacher’s cheek. I was entering the classroom with my son, feeling grateful and high, and for some reason this felt like the most natural thing to do. 510 more words


FENZA Welcome to Zambia Course 2014

Welcome to Zambia 2014 course attracted eleven participants: six students of the Missionaries of Africa who are appointed to Zambia for two years of pastoral experience in parishes; two Combine sisters who have been working in Zambia for some time; a Fidei Donum priest from Poland who has just taken up an appointment in the Catholic Diocese of Kabwe and finally a couple from the USA. 106 more words
Zambia Sector

Why I Don't Buy iPhone6

#Why I don’t buy iPhone 6# iPhone 6 does not support Dual SIM Card Dual Standby…no treble loudspeaker…can’t crack the walnuts open… no cool Marquee feature…no vibrating sensation when I play Phoenix Legend’s songs…waiting for my sugar daddy to buy me one…my heart says yes but my kidneys say no…it’s a Virgo!

…Any other reasons?



4 Methods of Learning Culture

“…the things we take for granted can trip us up and cause untold discomfort and frequently anger.” Edward Hall (“How Cultures Collide,” Psychology Today, July, 1976.)

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Cultural Detective

September Status Update

A New Direction

The way forward for my PhD research has become a bit clearer. I mentioned in my last post that I’ve moved away from the idea of doing educational design research to produce a community of practice where community members can share their intercultural experiences. 639 more words

Intercultural Understanding

Inspiring Baby

A few days ago, an expecting couple in Meadville, Pennsylvania went to the hospital for an ultrasound only to find the 18-week baby give a “like” to the parents in the uterus. 18 more words