Scan Baby Scan!

I was having a Facebook conversation about minimalism with a fellow TCK who now resides in the US. She asked me what I did with photos, my kids’ school work, and other such items. My response was simple: “Scan Baby Scan!” But this requires more than just a pithy response now, doesn’t it? The Minimalists…

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My (Minimalist) Work/Play Wardrobe and Other Stuff

You remember Steve Jobs? Turtleneck, Levi jeans, New Balance tennis shoes? Yes, he made that simple, minimal wardrobe a classic. As a Global Nomad, being a minimalist makes my life a lot easier. I have a very simple, straightforward wardrobe that is easy to pack up and move to my next location. Here is what…

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Why Samwise Gamgee is a Hero

A couple of months ago I was having a conversation with Zenia about the water tragedy in Flint, Michigan. She looked at me and asked me why people didn’t just move out. I told her that it wasn’t that easy. She asked me why. To Third Culture Kids, moving is a very easy task. We…

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Hello. We probably have not met before…

I just turned 45 two days ago, and you probably have never met me before. I’m not just speaking to the people “out there”, I am also speaking to the almost 1,500 Facebook “friends” I have. That is because if you met me before 2016, you probably don’t know me. Why? Because that guy no…

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A TCK Raising a TCK

Second generation Third Culture Kid. That is what my daughters are. I guess in my mind this was the only way to raise my children. People who had satisfactory childhoods want their children to share in their experiences, to be able to connect at that level. Psychologists will tell you that (unfortunately) those with unsatisfactory…

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