Tag Archives: Everyday Life

Bloom where you are Planted

This was always a phrase that expats would use back in the day. It taught us that when you find yourself in a place where you didn’t really choose to be, and then¬†realized you were going to stay a while, … Continue reading

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Time Lost

I wonder what it is like to have a child and even though there is distance, to not even try to keep communication going. I often think to myself that when my daughter leaves and start her own life, I … Continue reading

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To my Daughter’s Father Part II

I wish you would have done it right and were her first love and the man who would never leave her heart. I wish you would have been the father in her life and the one she would measure all … Continue reading

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Worlds Apart – Overcoming the Distance

My daughter requested a Skype call with her father. He kept her waiting for over two hours because he said he was busy. First he said he was talking to his boss (even though he doesn’t work on weekends). Then … Continue reading

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About me updated

I have written and published many “about me” pages only to go back and hit trash a day later. It just seemed like anything I would write just didn’t really explain to anyone who I was and letting a little … Continue reading

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Teen Birthday Parties

My daughter was invited to a boy’s birthday party and she is only 13. Not knowing the kid, I decided to call the parents to inquire about the party.¬† There was no answer so I left a voicemail. After introducing … Continue reading

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Teenage Meltdown

Me and my daughter spend a lot of time talking. The deep conversations we have together are not only memorable but are also very intelligent on her part. She gets me thinking of things I would have never thought of … Continue reading

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