Showing posts from August, 2017

#BookWorm For Life

I'm gonna let you know right off the bat: I am a complete and total bookworm.  I will stand by the phrase that books can be someone's best friend.  Soooo, this is a post I've wanted to do for quite awhile.  I hope you enjoy it...but if you're not a book lover, I apologize.  Because me talking about books is kinda like:

#1~Ok, my all time favorite series (like, seriously) is the Hunger Games.  Please, let me explain myself before you completely shut down.  I know many people are opposed to them because, well, it sounds like they're all about killing.  And I can assure you, there is a lot of killing in them.  But I loved the books despite it, and I'll repeat some of the reasons that I gave to my friends when they stubbornly refused to read them.

Suzanne Collins is one of the very few authors who wrote a trilogy that managed to keep readers interested and hooked the entire way.  Most trilogies kinda lose their forward momentum, at least the ones I've read.  But…

Where I Belong

Mambo!I guess I’m in the States now, so…what would be the proper greeting?Hello?Unfortunately, I haven't been able to write another post in a long time, but it has been an absolute whirlwind during furlough.I just got back from camp a little while back, so I'm still trying to catch up on sleep!
While I was at camp, I had the privilege of meeting a couple of guys who had recently been adopted from Ethiopia, and I had a blast with them.One of the things that I enjoyed so much about them was something that didn’t really stand out to me at first.It’s something that almost every third-culture kid struggles with.It’s actually the entire reason we’re called third culture kids. (It's kind of a big deal)

I loved the fact that the guys noticed and appreciated my background.They noticed it when I said or did things that totally fit their culture. We would joke about tons of sugar in the coffee and tea, and I always knew they would show up late for everything. (I did too)  I understood …