Month: August 2015

Secret Identity

The moment I knew we were going on another posting, and my Father would be Ambassador again, I vowed to myself I would keep what my Father did a secret. There are strange hierarchies in International Schools among diplomatic kids, so it’s best to just lie by omission. I was 16, excited to be in …

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Bullet Proof

You don’t realize how scary or dangerous a country is when you first arrive. My parents always did a great job making sure I was always sheltered enough, they attempted to make sure there was some sort of normality within the chaos. I remember the afternoon clearly, my Father came home early, shaking a little. …

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I didn’t realize there was a term for it, until I saw an article about it. Apparently, it is a thing, and it is a thing I have done. Ghosting is the act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is dating, but no longer wishes to date. O.k. so it wasn’t to …

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The Banana Clip

There are some fads that I can honestly say “What was I thinking”. I have mentioned that yes, I spent a great deal of time in Asia, and yes, it was many years behind all fashion trends taking place in North America. I can remember it vividly, the idea that my hair could look fuller, …

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