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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

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A Displaced Decorating Style

I love this piece by Robynn! I will explain more fully in the comments but if you are one that mixes samovars with reindeer, white lights with Egyptian perfume bottles, and Turkish bowls with books — in other words, if you mix all the cultures you love and feel a part of in the decorating of your home –  then this post is for you! 1,089 more words

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When You're Told to Pull up Your Bootstraps, and You're Not Wearing Any Shoes

It’s not often our expertise but the exploration of our own suffering that enables us to be of real assistance.That’s what allows us to touch another human being’s pain with compassion instead of with fear and pity.We have to invite it all. 734 more words

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A Word About the Weather...

A Word on the Weather by Robynn

Nothing serves to highlight the differences between where I used to live and where I now live more poignantly than the weather. 1,050 more words


Velvet Ashes - 7 Things to Know about Culture Shock

It’s Saturday and I’m sending you over to Velvet Ashes for a fantastic post by my friend Joann on culture shock. Joann wrote Living Well Where You Don’t Belong… 322 more words

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A Life Overseas - On Living with Flexible Purpose

Readers – when I began blogging I wrote a short piece on living intentionally but flexibly. I have retooled the piece today over at A Life Overseas and I hope you’ll join me there! 327 more words