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Leaving Italy: Photos From My Last Few Days.

It’s been a week since I left Italy and I am taking it surprisingly well.  I thought I was going to be really sad all the time, but I’m actually not.  Just the opposite in fact:  I am happy, excited for what the future will bring, and happy to be starting a new chapter in my life.  The world is so big… Why should we be confined to living in one place for our whole lives?  I want to live…

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Expat Life Travelogue

Arrivederci, Florence. A Love Letter.

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next…


Identifying My “Culture”

When a person gets asked the question “Where Are You From?”  there should be a pretty straight forward answer, right?  It’s a simple enough question and it usually gets a one-word response.  But for me, it’s probably one of…