Last month, I visited England for a wedding. I was there less than a week. Because of the nature in which I left England 4 years ago, I wasn’t sure what feelings would come up for me. England was my 2nd home. I’d begun building some semblance of a life there – building my career, […]Read More Jolly good time – (2nd) home sweet home.
Political bent (toward the end of the opinion piece) aside, I can relate to at least half of this. Take a look, then feel free to comment. I lived in the U.S. for 15 years before being forced out of line – and out of the countryRead More Outside link: living in the U.S. for 15 years, then having to leave.
Exactly 3 years ago today, I got on a plane from the United Kingdom to return to the United States for good. Even after 3 years, my feelings are mixed. On one hand, I think of the missed opportunities. I likely would’ve obtained dual citizenship – a top goal of mine before moving there – […]Read More 3 years.
Happy 2016. It has been way too long. Life happens.
Last year was eventful, in good and bad ways. Let’s see, where to begin…Read More A very late Happy 2016.
As a repatriate, some of the points in this article hit home…Read More Wall Street Journal article: Repatriation blues.
This is a New York Times opinion piece making the case for more Black Americans to consider expatriation.Read More Opinion piece – The Next Great Migration.
Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side. –The Talmud (NOTE: this is a long one, with a bit of cursing, disclosure, no punches pulled, and vulnerability. Don’t like any of that? Don’t bother reading any further.) NEW #MustRead #blog post: Then and now. #postaweek #expatriate […]Read More Then and now.
Written 10.26.2014: I’m feeling: relaxed after getting lots of sleep. I’m listening to: a DVRed episode of Dead Again. I’m grateful for: a steady paycheck – I don’t have to enjoy my job, but it’s providing for now. New professional opportunities. My clients enjoying themselves at a local arts foundation. A new jacket for autumn – something I […]Read More Gratitude 10.26.2014.
Exactly 1 year ago today, I left the United Kingdom after living there for over 3 years.Read More The end. (Or the beginning?)
Exactly 1 year ago today, I received a letter in the mail that’d change my life for a long time, if not for good.Read More Life-changing day.