I thought I would be smacked in the face by culture shock. I thought I would have a tough time identifying with old friends. I thought it would be hard to find conversation subjects that don’t eventually work themselves around to “In Benin it’s like this” stories. I thought I’d be bored. The ease and comfort at which I slid back into an American lifestyle surprised the hell out of...
Hi. My name is Theresa.
I am an expat, logistician, traveler, writer, runner, weight lifter, lover of books and coffee, and occasionally doting mother. I am also foul-mouthed, undiplomatic, and fiercely feminist.
I don't have it all, but I write about trying to as I parent, travel, and adventure across the world.
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