It has been quite a while since I’ve recorded a new podcast, and I hope that you haven’t fallen into despair while waiting … Read the rest “Podcast Episode 4: What is Culture and Should We Make It?”
I’M GOING TO AMERICAAAAAA!!!
I’m a bit excited. My family and I are visiting the U.S. next month. I take my family to the U.S. every other summer to visit grandparents, attend a family reunion, drive…
We end up doing … Read the rest “How to go to America”
Another November is upon us, the weather is getting colder, windier, and altogether unpleasant. Amid the busy-ness of life in general, we are about to enter the American holiday season — an undeniably important time of year, regardless of our … Read the rest “Holidays in the land of Narnia”
If you’re American, you’ve been conditioned to think of communism as basically evil, no matter the context. Countless public speeches from Presidents and other public figures have cast communism as a terrible, repressive system that will inevitably succumb to the … Read the rest “Communism from the southern slav perspective”
To understand me, you’ve got to know something about basketball.
When I was a kid, I loved basketball. I would play all day, and on the weekends I would watch it on TV. But I remember, about halfway through my … Read the rest “A story of the will: Ernie Johnson, Jr.”
When Americans go to live overseas, it is usually because of their job. They go there to work, and for most of us, the arrangement is temporary. When we know that we are transient, it is easy to get into … Read the rest “10 Manly habits for a balanced life overseas”
“You will realize that other people just don’t have the freedoms that we have,” said my dinner host as we sat down to eat.
I was young — 22, just out of college, and getting ready to go overseas for … Read the rest “Four things people might not like about the “land of the free””
There is a glut of material floating around the interwebs about the so-called millennial generation and how the entire generation is little more than an impedance to the progress of the human race. The fact that the entire generation — … Read the rest “A new perspective on the millennial myth”
America is its own world, that’s for sure. When I lived in the states, there were lots of things I never thought about — I just assumed they were the way things are done, period. However, when I moved overseas, … Read the rest “5 things I never did when I lived in America”
Since my recent interview aired on local TV, I have gotten a few questions from friends and acquaintances around town. They usually mention they saw the interview, and then their face becomes a bit confused and they say something like, … Read the rest “Why would an American want to leave America?”