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Faith, Doubt and Ames Street

Ames Street is a short street that goes from the main road down to the ocean in the Lanesville area of Gloucester. I wouldn’t ever have known about Ames Street if it weren’t for a memory from long ago. 1,315 more words


you're in my space

I was in a new city; a city I had just begun to call home. With directions in hand and cautions to calm my nerves memorized, I put on my  491 more words


She Lived a Large Life

The best thing I did all week was attend the funeral of Chong Wright. Chong and her husband, Wilbur, attended our church. Wilbur, a once tall soldier in the US army is now slightly stooped, his shoulders humbly sloping toward the earth. 857 more words

Fridays With Robynn

Dear Linda

In the middle of the night I got a message from my friend Linda that lives on the other side of the world. She is hurting. 1,195 more words

Fridays With Robynn

On Welcoming the Third Culture Kid

The last week in August is upon us, and lamentations of “how quickly the summer has gone” can be heard all around.

It’s the time of year when college towns begin to see old students return and many new ones come in. 792 more words

Third Culture Kid

Terrific Summertime Intercultural Movie: McFarland USA

Preparing to waste some time watching an in-flight movie as I flew to Europe from Mexico, I perked up considerably as soon as Los Tigres del Norte’s… 650 more words

Cultural Detective

A Life Overseas - Offending and Mending

Readers, would you join me today at A Life Overseas? I’ve retooled an old piece!

Of all the difficult things we do in cross-cultural moves, finding places to live is near the top.

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