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 – … More 3 years.
Originally posted on one.african.girl:
Evening view of Kampala city (credits: Joel Nsadha Isababi) Uganda is commonly referred to as the Pearl of Africa which is not far from the truth considering her natural resources combined with a very hospitable population. Here are some crazy facts about her; Caesarian sections were being performed in…
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… … More A very late Happy 2016.
As a repatriate, some of the points in this article hit home… … 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. … More Opinion piece – The Next Great Migration.
Originally posted on D'NALI:
I don’t have to go over in detail what 2014 was for me; if you’ve read this blog, even occasionally, you’ll know that 2014 kicked my “youknowwhat”. Although I’m coming to terms with the facts that — even in difficult moments, God is present and that every experience is an…
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 … More Then and now.
I don’t blog about stuff like this (except when I did it for myself). But this is a friend of mine, and when I was going through my personal hell in the United Kingdom and back here in the United States, he and his wife went above & beyond to help me. (They even still … More Please help. (Friends edition.)
I’ve had very little (if any) energy to type anything in here. I wonder if I should even continue with this blog. Between working, exercising, studying for a professional license exam, and handling other personal business, I don’t think I have much to say and I definitely don’t have the energy to type. Ever feel … More Blah.
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 … More Gratitude 10.26.2014.