Reflections

Mistakes of an Overconfident Traveler

When I tell you this story, you're probably going to think, "I would NEVER do that!".  I would have said the same thing.  The problem is, when you're feeling a little too excited, you become a little too confident.  And when you are too confident, it becomes a whole lot easier than you think to make some bad decisions...

Reflections

Risky-Business

I hang on tight to the colorful hand grips that are screwed into the wall, questioning myself for a 10th time since I started this climb whether I attached my harness correctly.  Did I secure the clippy-Carry-bean-whatever?  Is my harness tight enough?  I hope this auto-belay is working right.    The funny thing about indoor rock… Continue reading Risky-Business

Reflections

Choosing to Care

Commitment issues... I usually nod sympathetically when someone tell me about difficult breakups due to the other person having commitment issues.  What I don't tell them is that, even though I feel terrible about a friend being hurt by a broken relationship, I tend to identify more to the un-committed (You can read a bit about this… Continue reading Choosing to Care

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No longer aliens…

Perhaps you are wondering at this point: What is up with this girl's obsession with aliens? Well...  I'll be honest...One reason I chose "aliens" is because it's a good bait-word.  Seriously, would you have clicked on the blog if it just said "TCK Info"?  No.  Neither would I. I feel like "aliens" can accurately describe how TCKs… Continue reading No longer aliens…

Reflections

“TCKs in Transition”

http://vimeo.com/97296408 Hey everyone, I saw this VIMEO titled "TCKs in Transition" a while ago, but I thought it would be a great way to introduce the Third Culture Kid" to those of you who don't know much about them. What do you think?  Do you find any of this surprising? relevant to you?  interesting? If you… Continue reading “TCKs in Transition”