I know from hard experience that having friends nearby is the most important consideration in where to move next, but none of my friends lives in a place I like or can see myself being happy. So I’ve always seen it as a choice between being near friends and being in a place that resonates, where I feel some sense of belonging. … More A Post from Provence: Might This Be Home? – Part 1
The people we left behind were witnesses, and when we moved on we lost connection not just to them but to our past and, inevitably, ourselves. We remember in a vacuum, with no peers to provide perspective, to compare memories with, or to laugh or cry with. … More The Lifeline of Shared Experience
Our experience of wherever we are, and the process of getting there, is resonant with memory. We experience travel through the prism of our formative years and the formation of our most fundamental values outside our parents’ cultures. It is this that makes ATCKs, when we are on the road, travelers not just through space but through time. It is this that makes our way of moving through the world unique. … More Should I Stay? Or Should I Go? Of Course, But Where, and What Am I Really Looking For?