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How To Travel When You're Depressed

I’ve suffered with depression pretty much my entire life, the severity waxing and waning as the days go by. I’ve written multiple posts about it… 1,359 more words


Mustn't Grumble!

The generator rumbles, day and night, across the street from the Department of Education – even yesterday on that most sacred of American days – Thanksgiving. 911 more words


An Expat Thanksgiving

This is my fourth Thanksgiving living outside the US. It’s the fourth time we’ve celebrated on the following Saturday. Other countries don’t give you the day off for American Thanksgiving, and because I’ve been a student or a teacher since I was five, I’m used to having it as a holiday. 172 more words

Everyday Life

A very British Thanksgiving

If you didn’t know, yesterday was Thanksgiving. For me, it was the first Thanksgiving I’ve spent away from home.

Thanksgiving is never really a huge deal in my family; we’re a small family and we don’t have any strict traditions. 622 more words


What Your "Year of Adventure" Also Is

Your “Year of Adventure” is waking up at 3:00 in the morning to catch a flight boarding at 5:30 and still not sleeping for another twenty hours afterwards. 375 more words


Becoming a runner

I started running in March-April 2017 and I thought I could never do a Marathon. And here I am, waiting for Berlin 2018 lottery results (fingers crossed!). 195 more words