Moving across the world is a great way to test your relationships. When I found myself reaching across the ocean for comfort, struggling to maintain connections, I realized that instead of watching my home slip further away from me each day, I needed to make active efforts to bring my new world back with me.
Commaoctothorpe is my personal blog. It follows my life, starting in Okinawa, when I was a JET Programme participant, to my masters program at HGSE, and through my adventures as a Foreign Service Officer with the State Department.
Consequently, all the views are my own, not those of the U.S. Government.