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The Japanese girl within my daughter - Return to the USA

I met today the Japanese teen I’d left behind nearly three years ago. Though I’d never thought she was really gone, her sudden reappearance in my life reminded me that past lives may be outlived, though not always forgotten.

Biracial, Brown, and Baalat Teshuvah

This guest post was written by my longtime friend Galit, who recently decided to leave the country she grew up in. Read on to get to know her journey and see a photo of us back in elementary school. 634 more words

Creative Writing

Living in White (Public) Spaces

It never fails. I’m sitting in a cafe working away. Totally focused on my next writing project when I do what I always do. I look around the cafe (sometimes restaurant or store) and see who is present? 184 more words

Exploring Cuba. #cubalibre ¡Vamos a Cuba!

The first time I went to Miami, Florida I was in my 20’s. I fell in love with the city because a part of me felt like I was somewhere in Latin America or the Caribbean. 381 more words

Sometimes Spanish does not come first!

Even before I had Sabrina I was scoping out our foreign language schools options. I got on several waiting lists and eventually got into all of them! 575 more words

Watching the Cubs in Lima

The last time I watched a baseball game was… never.  The last time I went to a Major League Baseball game was in 1986- a road trip to… 167 more words


The Beginning

Bicultural             /bʌɪˈkʌltʃ(ə)r(ə)l/

Having or combining the cultural attitudes and customs of two nations, peoples, or ethnic groups. (1)


As this is my first blog post, I am going to tell you a bit about it, but I’ll keep it short and simple. 334 more words