Culture Shock

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Culture Shock
Since my wife and I moved to Croatia I have often been asked if I experienced culture shock. I usually tell them no and then go on to explain that my wife is Croatian and I visited Croatia a few times before...
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  • The Beauty of Croa...Creation 1 week ago The honeymoon period was over long ago. I've lived in Croatia for seven years. My wife and I have settled down. We have a family, jobs and everyday responsibilities. Naturally, I don't experience the country I live in the same way I did when I first arrived.But every now and then there are days...
  • David's First Chestnuts 2 weeks ago It's not until the aroma of roasting chestnuts fills streets and kitchens throughout Croatia that autumn has really arrived. This year, for the first time, we found a vender selling chestnuts in Orahovica. Although we hope to take a trip the woods to look for chestnuts ourselves we were excited to...
  • Bible Song 1 month ago Heard a song that made some sense out of the worldThere are a lot of things on U2's latest album I can relate to. (Hence the series of Songs of Innocence related posts). But the influence the Ramones had on Bono - as sung about on the first track of the album - is impossible for me to resonate...
  • A Few of Our Favorite Things (2014 Edition) 2 months ago Last year, I asked our kids to pick out a few of their favorite things; 1 book, 1 movie and 1 toy they really like. I recorded them telling about their choices. You can watch it here. As it turns out, watching themselves talk about their favorite things is one of their favorite things to do. So, we...
  • Song for Emily 1 month ago You've got a face not spoiled by beautyYour eyes, blue heatFueled by pure joyMelt the iciest of emotionsYour jagged smile underliningAnd curling around Up to the top with gigglesFlanked on both sides The flames are untamedSparks too bright for sightIf there is a light you can't always seeAnd...

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  • From Culture Shock to Home - What Makes all the Difference? Expat Culture Shock A basketball skitters along the gravel driveway prompting a dog to defend himself against the perceived threat. A mower to my right and a weed-wacker to my left provide white noise while the moon balances on a phone line above me. And barbecue, from...

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Des Johnston
17:49 PM October 03, 2013

Came upon this site and blog,..by stumbling along. Hope I can find it again. It is more meaningful than anything I expected. I'm hoping Jeremy and his family are doing well.

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