How Relationships Grow

Meeting new people is fun. There’s an excitement that comes from forming new relationships and connecting with another person. That excitement grows even more when there are common interests and a shared sense of humor. Recently I met someone like this. Instantly conversation was fun and easy to navigate. Jokes were made and understood on…

The Reason Behind the Name

Recently I changed my blogging site and with that came a new name. There were a few reasons I decided to change the blogging website and get a personalized domain, but they all come back to sharing. I want to share my life with my family, who lives so far away. I want to share…

Christmas in the Tropics

Can I get a Holly Jolly Christmas for one, please? While I┬ácelebrated holidays growing up, the constantly changing family dynamics made it nearly impossible to have family holiday traditions. We had a few things we would try to do every year, but it was never a big deal if they were skipped for a year…

On Leaving Family

This was posted on my previous blog on August 28,2015 As I was walking home from the Spanish Institute a half hour ago I was reflecting on the feelings of loneliness I’ve been experiencing. These feelings weren’t unexpected or unfamiliar. They’re also not always intense. Yet they’re often there. I’m not a TCK (third culture…