Author Archives: kale
It has been said that “The difference between hope and despair is a different way of telling stories from the same facts.”
Well here are the facts: We’ve been living in France for 8 1/2 months now, without work, without a car, and for 7 of those months without our own place read more
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” Rumi
“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.”
Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Change. It can be a cause for celebration. A turning point. A ju read more
Gomawoyo, “thank you”, is the first word I learned in Korean. Well, it’s one of the ways to say thank you, but it’s the first way I was told, so I’m sticking to it. Since then I’ve added to my repertoire “Yes” “No” and & read more
Did you ever have a pen pal?
At some point in elementary school it was suggested that we reach out to someone our age in another country by an exchange of written letters. “Why?” came my classmates’ voices in unison. The teacher explained that a pen pal was someone you coul read more
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaand we’re back.
Some of you may remember my tale of the marinated feta where I admitted my struggle to make the same thing twice. Well let me tell you, these past 6 months read more