Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.


This morning we stepped out of the house to do errands and Jeremy said hello to our Muslim neighbor while finishing up the last bites of a snack. Um, Ramadan (the holy month of fasting from sun-up to sun-down) started today. Cultural sensitivity FAIL.

So we taped this to the front door handle. No eating or drinking outside during the day until we leave the country!


June 19th, outsourced

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