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A thousand goodbyes

Last night, while I was in the car, I had an anxiety attack. Suddenly my mind was full of fears and disastrous thoughts about the journey. 959 more words

Around The World

Grandfather's Journey, Allen Say, 4.5/5

Author: Allen Say

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (1993)

The illustrations are too beautiful. Each is a masterpiece on its own. The pictures are vivid, soft, bittersweet, silently emotional, nostalgic, and with a tint of unspoken sadness. 259 more words

Children Books

What I wish I had known before coming to the USA

When I came to the USA in 2008 for the first time, I was in so-called ‘honeymoon stage’: Everything was new and exciting. Even my jet-lag. 4,990 more words


I'll Try

Dcp #5


Each passing day is a new challenge and another obstacle before me. This place is unfamiliar and hard to navigate. A place in NeverLand I never expected to find. 431 more words

DCP Legion

The Emigrant's Luggage

The emigrant’s luggage still holds the function it used to have when it was made out of cardboard, held closed with twine and no one at the gate of the transatlantic checked that they had just one piece of luggage, because they did not pay for priority! 351 more words


MY mother called me over the weekend and it was nice getting to chat with her. When I first moved out I used to be homesick all the time, but now that we’ve been married a while and I see my family more often, it really doesn’t hit me as hard. 849 more words

Gypsy Life


Maybe you miss your family or you miss the place you used to live, either way, being away from home can be hard. As a university student I have now lived away from home for almost 3 years. 470 more words