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How to Welcome Her Back {The Grove: Re-entry}

Your loved one is coming back! After time in a place you couldn’t pinpoint on a map before she fell in love with it, she’s coming home. You will pick her up at the airport, feed her good home cookin’…

Re-entry in the Cereal Aisle

I made one terribly wrong turn. I steered the grocery cart into the cereal aisle at our local grocery store in the States when we had only been back on U.S. soil for less than a week. My heart leapt…

Unpacking ALL of the Suitcases

My eyes wandered over the piles of stuff. Boxes, bags, cords, paper, stickers, dishes, curios. So. Much. Stuff. And so little space. The storage room was already piled high with boxes and books. The hall closet was full of jackets…

A Bit More About These Chapters {Book Club}

One of the themes last week in the comments as we discussed Looming Transitions is that while the focus is on times of transitions, even if you’re not in a transition, the ideas are applicable to staying well too. I agree! One…

Diaspora Blues

I was going on my merry way, enjoying my caramel macchiato and quiet neighborhood, when it happened. I was supposed to be past the hump, right? I mean, I’d been back in the United States for almost two years. Sucker-punch…

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