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Aruba With a Twist

We are on the move again.  We spent an incredible summer working, visiting, playing and rediscovering our home base in Charlotte, NC.  There was lots of time with family, ball-games and hanging out with new and old friends.  469 more words

Travel

A 28-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Early September, 1979

Saturday, September 1, 1979

5 PM. Around this time yesterday, Avis’s mother called me to say Avis had sent a telegram saying that she was arriving on the Laker Skytrain at 9:15 PM, so I decided to forgo Alice’s gathering and meet Avis at the airport. 4,275 more words

My First Year Living in Norway....in a nutshell.

When we first moved to Oslo in the summer of 2015, I awakened each morning looking at the white wall beams high above me and wondered, “What will we do today?” 2,123 more words

This Is How To Live In A New Country (Without Losing Yourself)

Learning a new language, leaving my career, having to calculate time differences and coordinate Skype calls…that’s what I signed up for when I moved to another country. 789 more words

Christmas Present

“Mom, take my hand!” Will grabs my hand, and in a sea of bodies we ride the wave to the other side of the Shibuya crossing… 1,891 more words

Guest Post: When My Inner Anglophile Took Over My Life

A week ago, I received a message from Steve, creator of the awesomely insightful blog, ExPat in Bacolod. He asked me to write a guest post and I accepted for two reasons ~ 1/ Steve is a good friend of mine, so how could I say no?; 2/ I’d never written a guest post before and I felt honored to be asked! 213 more words

Life In The UK

Fire

I just said goodbye to my sons at college. Dusk is turning into nighttime. Smoke from the wildfires makes the darkness a welcomed sight. As I drive south, heading to McCall, my thoughts are yanked from nostalgia to alertness. 1,199 more words