Avoiding Eye Contact

We’ve all done it… Memorizing the wood grain in the coffee table. Staring past people’s shoulders at the nothing on the wall. Finding great interest in our cell phone – that has zero notifications. We’re avoiding eye contact. Maybe things got a little awkward, or you ran out of stuff to say, or you have … Continue reading Avoiding Eye Contact

Same-Same But Different

People in the States often ask me, “What’s it like there?” while people in Peru ask me, “How are you adjusting to life here?” It’s hard to explain what living in another country is like or what you feel as you get acclimated to a new culture. Part of what I experience is similar to … Continue reading Same-Same But Different