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.
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.
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.
Exactly 1 year ago today, I left the United Kingdom after living there for over 3 years. … More The end. (Or the beginning?)
Today 10.01.2014: I’m feeling: busy. I’m listening to: A Charlie Brown Christmas. I’m grateful for: my new Kindle, purchased exactly 1 month ago. The ability to read for pleasure again; while I love regular books, carrying them around only made my back & neck issues worsen. Paying off another debt in September. Filling out, and … More Delayed gratitude.
Today 08.26.2014: I’m feeling: exhausted. Drained. Tired. Sleepy. I’m listening to: mostly silence. I’m thinking about/wondering why: traveling. Going on a real vacation. Sleeping. Anything other than paperwork. This month being over. I’m reading: not much now, but already looking at Kindle prices & models to decide which one to get. That’ll hopefully happen by the … More Gratitude? (Not much for August.)
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. … More Life-changing day.
If we are to have true peace in the world, we must find it within ourselves. … More Today’s gratitude.
NEW #blog post: Week in review 06.22.2014. #postaweek #repatriate #travel http://t.co/ALiPQJTQKq — Spinster (@SpinstersC) June 23, 2014 Today: I’m feeling: okay. This past week was a little better than the last. I’ve made peace with one or two things, and I’m treading softly at work. I’m listening to: the TV – Lockup: Raw. My uncle … More Week in review 06.22.2014.