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Pumpkin Pie and Aunt Mary

Adapted from a chapter in my book, “A Seasoned Life Lived in Small Towns.”

I love Thanksgiving. Growing up, I looked forward to the quiet holiday tucked between my birthday and Christmas because I could eat all I wanted — an unusual occurrence when competing on a daily basis with six hungry and determined siblings. 462 more words

Aging Well

7 thoughts to help dealing with homesickness

“So you love to live there and you’re already quite used to your life abroad, but… Don’t you feel really homesick?”

This is one of the most frequently asked questions to people who live abroad.

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The Process So Far...

The first challenge for this project was to find a topic that I cared about. One that would be more personal and from which I would really be free to explore a big range of concepts and through different mediums. 623 more words

Year 3

How being an Expat Changed My Ideas of Thanksgiving and the Meaning of 'Home'

Expat Thanksgiving:

For as long as I can remember, Thanksgiving has been one of the holidays that has always given me a sense of home, no matter how that meaning changed for me over the years as I moved from country to country. 1,452 more words



Homesickness by René Magritte. Born this day in 1898

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Halloween Homesickness: Week 242

October 31st came around before my zombie costume was finished. All I had was a ripped sweatshirt and an arm’s length of pantyhose intestines. I could have worn it as is, but I wasn’t feeling that enthusiastic and I was also worried I’d be overdressed. 299 more words


Quarter life crisis? It's okay.

It has been 5 months since I hit the big two-five. Five months is long enough to know all there is to know about anything. This is my opinion and my opinion is valid because I am now a grown-up. 593 more words