The Cost of International Living

This is not a rant about how to budget as an expat. Nor is it about income in another country. In fact, it has nothing to do with money at all. WARNING: Sappy content to follow. To get right to the point, the cost of living abroad is distance. Separation. The thoughts of never seeing …

Fallen Leaves

落叶归根 Luò yè guī gēn. "Fallen leaves return to the roots." -Chinese proverb   In the last few weeks, I've been getting deeper into the Chinese language. Part of this is due to the fact that I have such a good tutor...who entertains most of my rabbit trails. The other part is that I just …