30 January 2012

Settling In

In order to know what it means to become American, you must know what it means to have been something other than American.
- Meri Nana-Ama Danquah
Becoming American

I found this book at a used book store pretty soon after arriving here in the US. It is a collection of personal essays of first generation American women. And is really interesting to read. To read what they went through/experienced their whole lives. To compare it to what I felt living in Peru and moving back. It's helpful in processing Julton and mine's own feelings about being in the US. 

We've been here a little over two weeks and very busy for all of it. Julton jumped right into his studies and I into looking for employment. Of course, we've had a lot of fun in our spare time, too :)

Julton is a natural at shooting a target with a gun!



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