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One Month Later...

I’ve been really struggling to write this post for about a week and a half now – not because it’s a particularly hard subject to write about but because I really want it to be perfect. 650 more words

Closer Connections Conference to be held in Sioux Falls November 8 & 9

This coming month Lutheran Services of South Dakota and Dakota TESL will be hosting the 2017 Closer Connections Conference, Pioneering New PATHS:  Promoting A… 457 more words

Refugee & Immigration

Expat Diaries: In Which Rachel Rambles About Living Overseas

As you’re reading this, Alex and I are either somewhere in the air or have just landed back in Australia, ready for our “holiday”. Not that it feels much like a holiday, but you try convincing a bunch of Europeans that three weeks in Aus isn’t really a holiday. 654 more words


Nigerian Cultural Norms

The morning that I arrived in Abuja, my luggage did not arrive with me. I left Baltimore with two suitcases and one carry-on. However, I arrived in Abuja with just the carry-on to my name. 690 more words

Expat Life


Since the day I arrived in León, my host mom has been worried about me. I don’t believe she has hosted an American student before because she does not understand American daily life. 93 more words


Cultural Differences - II

In North America time is money. We are always looking for ways to save it; it may be the most valuable thing we own.

Europe runs at a different pace. 461 more words


Monthly Slice: September

Hi! How was your September? Mine was unseasonably warm and has left me buried in schoolwork, so I’ll keep it short (software localization awaits!)

Cultural differences… 714 more words