Polite Company

Under the guidelines of this prompt, I am almost never polite company.  Continue reading


Expat vs Immigrant

I was reading this mornings grouping of “new posts” and came across one of the travel blogs I subscribe to. The lady who was writing it described herself as an “expat”. This sent off little bells in my head reminding me that I had this draft sitting here for well over a month.  Continue reading


Celebrity Politics

Do you ever feel like when celebrities start getting into politics that you kind of get turned off? Was anyone really excited that Arnold Schwarzenegger was “considering” running for president? Not me…

Sometimes though, I am pleasantly surprised at causes that celebrities lend their names to. For example Emma Watson and her “He for She” campaign. That’s an amazing cause, and something that I can fully support.  Continue reading