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today is my ex-pat birthday.

it’s the scary choices that end up being the most worthwhile.    ~ melissa joy kong two years ago today,  i boarded a plane in north carolina with 2 suitcases, 2 bags, a dog crate, a cat carrier, 2 carry-on bags, my love, &…

20 Aug 2012
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immigration said yes!

guess what i got?! today my PERMANENT residence card came in the mail… the swedish immigration offices have given me permission to stay! i am officially a resident of sweden! so, tonight, my love and i went out for very short celebration at a…

23 Jul 2012
life

immigration butterflies from an ex-pat.

i’ve got butterflies in my stomach. my palms are sweating. my heart is pounding in my chest. mentally, i feel quite calm. but, my body clearly feels otherwise. what’s the deal? i know it will be fine. totally fine… it’s just an opportunity to…

19 Jul 2012