I was a Selfie Queen before the term was invented. My parents would say I’m just a
Drama Picture Queen because ‘get that camera out and use it.’ Seriously, who buys a $200 digital camera, brings it on vacations, but doesn’t use it?
One of the most notoriously annoying (and defining) things about cities worldwide is the traffic. New York is known for its taxis, London for the double decker busses… you get my point.
I am not a scaredy-cat or animal killer… I promise.ShareThis
There are special places which capture our imagination – and we dream and dream of being there. Tuscany, Fiji, Provence, Iceland, the Orkney Islands. There are books written by people who have moved to these places, which tell of the travails of settling in, of intercultural adjustment and learning to be a local.
Have you ever held treasure in your hands? You know, those books that make you laugh out loud throughout the entire book, nod your head in agreement, text best friends great lines, and induce a flurry of both written and oral recommendations on book sites and in person?
Every month, since I started writing for Wandering Educators, I ask my dad what he thinks of my article. It borders between ‘loved it’ and ‘not your best’. The ‘not your best’ always bugs me because when I ask why, the response is ‘it’s just not your best.’ Gee, thanks. I couldn’t figure that out from your first statement.ShareThis