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718 Compromise

This will be a long post!

I think from my title should be easy to know, what am I going to talk about at the moment. 1,181 more words

Daily Ranting

December Book Club: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

What do you do if you’ve never fit in anywhere? Do you try to change? Do you give up? Or do you try to find a place that belongs to you? 1,086 more words


December Selection

Our December book club title is… This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales. Here is the summary provided by the publisher:

“Elise Dembowski is not afraid of a little hard work. 264 more words


love and hate, dressed up in impenetrable culture.

I’m not typically an optimist. I can see faults as easily as they are outlined to me by the actions as a person, and those never quite leave me. 983 more words

Stepmothers Really Aren't So Bad...

This poem really touched me. I have been with my husband over sixteen years and only one year did one of my stepdaughters do something for me to make me feel special, and believe me, IT DID. 20 more words


I hate to be patronized...

…because I don’t speak the language.  Well, I do, but not fluently.  Funnily enough I have no problem with people who honestly don’t speak English and honestly wish to talk to me.   426 more words

Living Abroad