Tag Archives: TCK

The Lone Jigsaw Piece

Dedicated to KP who inspired this allegory. Conversations after ‘Missionary Midnight’ are always the best. Once there was a box of jigsaw pieces which sat on  the Dining Table. The pieces were very happy together even though they were all … Continue reading

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A Proud Announcement: The Publication of ‘The Worlds Within’

It’s a ‘proud father’ moment for me as my daughter (known in these posts as Thing I but known to the rest of the writing world as Amory Powell) is now a published author and poet at the tender age … Continue reading

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The Monster Blanket

My daughter came back from a camp for TCKs (Third Culture Kids) today. She loved the time away and made important new and special friendships with other teenagers who know just what it is to live in your ‘passport country’ … Continue reading

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40 Days of Internet Fasting: Day 2 « justathirdculturekid

“I didn’t almost get caught in school because of a buzzing pocket or glancing at my phone. I didn’t stand in a corner with my phone in my youth group. I didn’t hole myself up in the girls toilets at … Continue reading

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