Allow me to let you in on a little secret. Holidays (be it 4th of July, Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, or the mother of them all, Christmas) aren’t real. They are a construct we fabricate in an attempt to make a certain moment of time more special than another moment of time. TheContinue reading “‘Tis la temporada”
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What the hell are we doing?
Why would a Pittsburgh couple in their late fifties/early sixties think of giving away all possessions and consider moving to a foreign country? Why would they give up all this awesome American exceptionalism for strange languages, funny money, and stodgy foreign bureaucracy? Why leave behind family and friends and embark on a journey into suchContinue reading “What the hell are we doing?”