Thank you, email account for not judging me for checking my mail every five minutes. I just want that dang email saying discussing my visa and what to do next so bad. Can I go see my hubby yet? I refresh the email account. Nothing.
The world is becoming a lot smaller thanks to online resources such as facebook. That is how I first spoke to my now hubby. We would talk everyday through facebook chat about anything and everything. When we started to date and he had to fly back to Norway other people started to wonder if our … Continue reading Secrets to a Loving Long Distance Relationship
I am an British-Irish-Italian-Sicilian American (mostly Italian-Sicilian).... moving to Norway. Coming back to the States makes me realize I miss my own culture. I miss being around people that understand me and make me feel at home. I am not saying that my family didn't try to make me feel at home, but I still felt … Continue reading What I Miss
I looked up some big sociological words that all apply to me: Immigrant subcultures, biculturalism, cultural assimilation..... these words all have to do with "blending in" with your culture or choosing to live with multiple identities. What I will do with myself in Norway is unclear to me in terms of assimilation, or becoming a … Continue reading Biculturalsim Poll
I am in the United States now. If you're just tuning in, I am trying to immigrate to Norway from the US. My visa is stupid and now I have to be here away from my husband at my parents' house along with my cat, Stoner. He's a pretty, black cat. My parents were babysitting … Continue reading Social Science Rules.
This immigration-moving-thing we're doing is proving to be a total pain in the ass and I am relying on family/friends heavily to get through it. I couldn't be doing this without help. In less than a weeks time I will be back in America with my parentals. Haven't lived there in 5 years so it … Continue reading Going back to US of A
Lemme Point This Out... I wondered how I could fit in...... Well first, as you already know, I am emerged in the culture. Oh dear. It was weird and foreign for Norwegians to see me act traditional to the point of wanting to correct my behavior. For instance, I make food spicier for my husband … Continue reading US and Norwegian Feminism