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Family and Parenting

I grew up in a different time and a different world. I was born in 1963 in a small town in Minnesota. My brothers and I played outside until the sun went down and sometimes well after the sun went down. 505 more words

Culture Shock

America 2.0 – An Episode of 'The Twilight Zone', or a New Mission Opportunity?

Remember the ending of the original “Planet of the Apes” movie with Charlton Heston? It was so dramatic with Heston’s character falling on his knees in the sand and cursing the human race as the camera pans out to show a nearly destroyed Statue of Liberty, half buried in sand and water. 1,175 more words


Anxiety Attack

by James C. Stephens

March 28, 1971 Sunday

Today, in fact the last few days have been extremely weird. I feel very stagnated. My head feels like it just exploded to pieces, but with no out, it just keeps rebounding inside. 686 more words

59. last thoughts on deutschland.

Better late than never! From the brief peek at German culture, I found some things, like the metro and the prevalence of large helpings of meat, to be quite familiar and similar to what I’m used to in the US. 208 more words


If you are doing something called "fit in"

When I was in New Zealand,my roommate and friend, a girl from India,used to say this all the time: Everybody does this.

She has arrived in New Zealand one year earlier than me, so I was lucky to have her as my roommate, and actually she has helped me a lot with my life in NZ. 365 more words


Overheard in NYC...

When I return to the United States from China, I always feel like Sookie Stackhouse in TRUE BLOOD, who was blessed / cursed with the ability to hear other people’s thoughts. 170 more words


The Good Ole South

If you didn’t receive one of the snapchats from my social media inclined friends, I’m back.

And after that I’m not entirely sure where to start.   996 more words