We never intended to stay in Santa Cruz, California long before pushing on, back to our travel life. We’re just making a fuel stop, we told ourselves and anyone who asked. We needed one or two years to put money back in the bank, take a break from homeschooling our kids, and rest from our […]
Re-entry to whatever you used to call home after years of world travel can be a bitch. There’s no better way to deal with the experience than to just rip it off like a bandaid and hope the wound underneath doesn’t re-rip too.
After spending the last year and a half in Southeast Asia, and also Europe (mostly France), our recent return to the U.S. felt… strange. We recognized this feeling, this sense of disorientation, as mild culture shock, which, I might point out, had nothing to do with the fact that we happened to arrive when a […]
The 2016 U.S. presidential election has come to its final, shocking conclusion, and Americans around the globe will need to live with the results.
If “distance makes the heart grow fonder,” then what happens to the heart when it stays in constant, close proximity to loved ones? Does it grow colder and more hostile? I would find out.