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The Age of Convenience

Our society has made love, romance and everything in between a convenience. With a tech-savvy generation of blaringly interconnected people, there is little room for spontaneity. 1.098 palabras más

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Mother’s Day from Miles Away

Holidays were my favorite part of being a TCK because they were often celebrated uniquely. We spent Christmases in the dry heat of Nairobi, Kenya, Eid with our Bangladeshi community from Jakarta, Indonesia to Charlotte, North Carolina, birthdays renewed on breathtaking islands, riding elephants, flying in the air or surfing in the ocean…but always, always, my family was together. 626 palabras más

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Noncommittal

“I get a strangely gratifying relief from walking away from situations that require commitment. I seem to have an aversion – not to committing, but to settling. 1.063 palabras más

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Karl Marx – Life, Ideas, Influence: A Critical Examination on the Bicentenary

Asian Development Research Institute International Conference

Karl Marx – Life, Ideas, Influence: A Critical Examination on the Bicentenary

June 16-20, 2018, Patna (Bihar), India

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UN Day

One of my favorite events every school year was United Nations Day. It was a day where students directly participated in multiculturalism rather than sitting in a classroom reading about it. 802 palabras más

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TCK’s ARE TEN-GALLON FRIENDS

“We are ten gallon people, but we may have been born into families of people that have pint capacities. When you are a ten gallon person you want love on a ten gallon level, but if you fool around and hook up with a pint person, then they could be giving you all that they have. 836 palabras más

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[Positive] Culture Shock | Pt. I

Culture shock goes both ways. I wrote about some of the negative things I experienced in another post, but I would like to reflect on some of the pleasant surprises that came through living in the U.S. 937 palabras más

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