I was 18, fresh out of high school in Southern California, working a part-time job at T-Mobile, and attending community college when my intrigue with exploring the world began. The two places I was most interested in were Norway and New Zealand, based on a talk given by a missionary family who lived in Norway […]Read more "Past – Joys, triumphs & lamentations of 11 years abroad. Part 1: Being 18."
It’s 10pm on a Thursday night I haven’t packed for my flight tomorrow morning. My things are scattered across my room and the house. Well…my parents’ house, actually. I’ve been staying here for a few weeks now and I’ve maxed out the quality time. Lunch with Dad, coffee with Mom, a quick stop by my […]Read more "Expat confessions: I’m 33 and I feel bad living far away from my family."