My mother was born and raised in New Orleans and still has lots of extended family there. Since I was in town for the Running of the Bulls, my cousin Sidney decided to throw one of his famous pool parties on the following day.
I showed up with a few Austin rollergirl friends, and we were greeted with abundant food, drink, and live music in the backyard.
As long as I’ve been involved in the study abroad field, I’ve heard about the NAFSA Conference for International Educators, which is held annually at different locations in North America. It’s the largest conference in the field of international education, with 8000+ attendees. Continue reading
Keeping friends and family updated on our adventures in the US is one of the functions of this blog. Suppose I should start actually doing that. I wrote this particular blog entry on January 16 and never got around to posting it.
So as happy as I am to be seeing my American family more often, now we will be seeing Elmar’s family less often. This is especially unfortunate because his sister got married less than a month after our one-way flights. Continue reading
One of the best things about having moved back to the US is that I now get to see extended family more often. By “more often”, I mean more than once in 10-20 years. Continue reading