I got an e-mail stating that my packet o' crap for my visa had been received. Great. My passport was sent back to me and I have that now. Mkay. My application has to be sent to Oslo now, said the little slip of paper inside my passport. So what is my actual wait for … Continue reading Waiting Impatiently Pt 1
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
Well, it was the 17th of May, Constitution Day, for Norway. I call it the Norwegian Forth of July. As far as I can tell there are parties, barbecues, parades and heavy drinking. Yep, sounds like American Independence day. I also heard people in Norway.... smile and talk to each other on Constitution Day. *GASP* … Continue reading Constitution Day
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
Oh myyy. We started getting everything together the day after I landed in the US for my visa. You need color copies of this and that. You need to basically turn in your life to the government for them to see. I'm surprised they didn't want medical documents too. Even what I had with me … Continue reading Getting My Visa Pt. 1