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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

Over the years, I don’t think it has ever crossed your mind what you have put our daughter through. It hasn’t been the distance or even the fact that I brought her back with me to my home country. It … 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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The Guilt Trip

When I purchased my daughter’s airline ticket, she told her father she would be going  Greece for the summer. He asked her if she would be spending any time with him and she told she would for the week he … Continue reading

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Greece Bound for Summer

My daughter has been wanting to go to Greece to spend time with her aunt and grandfather. Some of you may remember the difficulties we faced last year in renewing her passport. Well I am happy to announce, she has … Continue reading

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Flying concrete on a good day

On my way home from work yesterday, I was driving on the freeway feeling pretty good about my day…. The traffic was not that heavy and the beauty of the day relaxed me. Off to my right side, I saw … Continue reading

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