Category Archives: Culture Shock

The Hunt

The crowds were thinned by early evening rains, still it was a Thursday night in downtown Kent. Thousands of college students (with surprisingly sparse schedules on Friday)… Dozens of clubs, bars, and run-down rental properties hosting their own parties… An … Continue reading

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What makes the Fall season so different between the Netherlands and the American Midwest?

The weather in northeast Ohio has been quite Amsterdammish this week. Cool, gray, drizzly conditions… a dimness to the natural light… a feeling that Sinterklaas is on his way… Such circumstances conjure up many memories for me: both positive and … Continue reading

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