Our Annual Labor Day “Hike”
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Our Annual Labor Day “Hike”

Five years later, we’re still hiking on Labor Day–even if sometimes it’s more “hiking” than hiking. Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Overseas: The Sanity-Saving Power of Travel
Life Lessons from Overseas / Travel

Life Lessons from Overseas: The Sanity-Saving Power of Travel

Missing something?  Check out past Life Lessons from Overseas columns: an introduction, culture shock, making friends part I, making friends part II. It’s somewhat disappointing when it turns out that living overseas is not just one nice long 2 year vacation. I mean, you would think that living in a city that attracts tourists and backpackers … Continue reading

Life Lessons from Overseas: An Awkward Turtle’s Practical Guide to Making Friends Overseas (Part 1 of 2)
Life Lessons from Overseas / Thoughts / Travel

Life Lessons from Overseas: An Awkward Turtle’s Practical Guide to Making Friends Overseas (Part 1 of 2)

Earlier in the Life Lessons from Overseas Series: Culture Shock I have to be honest with you, I’m either uniquely qualified to write this post or I’m highly unqualified to write it; because here is the truth: I don’t think I’m very good at making new friends. One of the things I love most about … Continue reading