Social Media: Our Rush to Relevancy

Social Media: Our Rush to Relevancy

2016 has been such an diverse news year here in the US. And of course, after all of the media storm is over about one thing, something else pops up and sweeps up everyone’s attention. People have been so annoyed about the conversations going on that memes have...
Zambia: Life on the Other Side of the World

Zambia: Life on the Other Side of the World

We’ve always wanted to get out to see the mission hospital in Zambia which has been and still is such a huge part of my husband’s (and in-laws) life. We were so privileged to go out and really see life in Zambia first hand. We have so many stories and...
Migrants at Sea

Migrants at Sea

There’s a massive level of desperation required to risk your life as a migrant at sea. Perhaps it’s difficult to see how it could go poorly if the boat has taken countless others across in the same manner. Or maybe it doesn’t matter. You’ve...

The Dispersion of European Language

I find language fascinating. The morphing of words into a comprehensible identifier of objects or feelings and the subsequent dissection of that art is stunning. How did it come about? Sure most languages of the world have a similar base language, but who walked away...

Propaganda Poster from WWII

The government’s been trying to get people to carpool for years. I’m grateful that these propaganda posters are no longer used. Although upon seeing it, you certainly do want to check that empty seat next to you… Share...

Names of Clothing: British vs American

One thing I love about cultures is the differences in language. It’s always so confounding when we stumble across a word that we recognize but used to identify a completely different idea or item. Clothing is my favorite. I mean what American woman...
Australia Offers Free WiFi at a Cost

Australia Offers Free WiFi at a Cost

There’s something so enticing about free things. From samples at Costco to dinnerĀ at Chick-fil-a to bookmarkers at a fair, if someone is willing to give us something good we’ll take it. I have to dress up like a cow to get a free dinner? **shrug** Okay....
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