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What’s in a Title?

Carol A. Hand

What deeper messages do titles convey? That’s a question that arises as I contemplate a powerful poignant book I just finished reading, … 825 more words

Critical Thinking

The Challenge of Finding Love in China: Part 1 of 2

It isn’t easy finding love in China. I’m not talking about sex. This is about love. While sex might be an element of falling in love, it isn’t love. 312 more words


The Average Flood in the US is a Light Mist in the Philippines

Louder than a flock of teenage girls and more intrusive than an Amber Alert; sometimes our phones buzz like crazy and we receive warning of a flash flood. 371 more words


I Must Belong Somewhere

I heard Jonathan Dean, the author of this excellent book, speak at the Bath Festival this year.  Having heard him talk about identity and nationality I was keen to read his story of a search into family history; his grandfather and great- grandfather had both been refugees in their early lives.   377 more words


Eid Mubarak

While I have been fortunate enough to live in several Muslim countries, it has been a few years since I last experienced the holy month of Ramadan in one. 441 more words

Expat Life

No Place Like Home

As I’ve looked back over our European travels for the past week and a half, one thing that’s really stuck out to me is the little differences between Germany, Italy, and America. 433 more words