Tag Archives: Cultural Differences

90 Minutes in America

I’ve been following enough expat blogs to know that when a blogger abruptly stops posting, something is up, so I look at my own month’s absence and wonder:  did malaria rage through our household? did my boyfriend cheat on me? … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Food and Culture

Last week, a close friend sent out an email asking for her friends’ thoughts about food:  Do we eat with purpose or whatever crosses our paths? Do we plan menus or pull together what’s in the fridge? What role does … Continue reading

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Italian Medicine

We decided not to take G to Urgent Care. Instead we called Florida, where J’s step-sister and brother-in-law have the fabulous qualifications of a) being nurses, b) also having a toddler, c) having already raised a child up to college … Continue reading

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