Archive for March, 2013

Making Friends Abroad and at Home

March 29, 2013
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Making Friends Abroad and at Home

This title doesn’t imply you need to consult an article like this to find something you’re doing wrong, beef up your social skills, or just “snap out of it”. Rather, I wanted to discuss what it was like for me living abroad in a variety of countries for different amounts of time and tell...
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My Foreign Habits

March 28, 2013
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My Foreign Habits

Japan keeps on weighing on my mind these days. Being my first long-term experience abroad and the first “real job” I had after graduation, it’s fair to say the country and culture shaped me in ways I never expected. My refined Texas accent dwindled from lack of use in favor of the even-toned respectful...
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The Travel Experience, Seven Years In

March 7, 2013
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The Travel Experience, Seven Years In

While I’m a little late on the ball with this entry, I’m just trying to get myself out of this slump and write something personal. North Korea is in the news making more idle threats; nothing will happen, as Kim Jong Un is a spoiled, immature brat. I’m dealing with some personal issues as...
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Breaking Point: Health

March 1, 2013
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I’m nearing the breaking point of being uninsured. As those of you who have been following my progress know, I’ve been adhering to the Tim Ferriss method in terms of a diet and lifestyle for the last several months: eat very conservatively six days a week, then spike your caloric intake on the seventh....
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