Prayers for the Recently Moved

To Mazu, goddess of the seas, hear my plea for calm waters because I’m not 100% sure I filled out the insurance claim properly and we are all desperately sick of wearing the same clothes we’ve been wearing for the past twelve weeks. To St. Maersk of the Shipping, hear my prayer: May our shipment…

Nine People at a PTA Meeting

Corporate Carla Carla was a big shot before she had kids. She knows that. You know that. We all know it.  Her resume’s impressive, no doubt about it.  Managing mergers and actuating acquisitions? Pfft. Easy peasy. And if you ever want to buy out a Fortune 500 Company, Carla’s your woman. But sometimes Carla focuses…

Nine Expats You’ll Find On Social Media

Bed and Breakfast Belinda Judging by Belinda’s Facebook posts, there’s a never-ending stream of guests taking advantage of her posting in a place a bit more foreign. Visitors flit in and out of her photos as often as the sheets she’s constantly washing. It’s one tourist attraction after another, Belinda and a parade of guests…

Zombie Apocalypse? Gen X Will Outlast You All. Here’s Why…

Generation X. The sandwich generation. The peanut-butter between the white WonderBread Boomer bottom and the organic flax-seed brioche Millenial top. Oh, we have our faults. I mean, the hairspray alone is likely responsible for a depleted chunk of ozone. Landfills are full of Jessica McLintock taffeta prom dresses, polyester blend, and lots of single rhinestone…