NASA Blue Marble

The imprint of culture on a child

{image credit} Culture was imprinted upon me from a young age. Not only was I the product of a culturally mixed marriage, I also spent some of my earliest childhood years living overseas in a country that was culturally diverse, eating different foods, seeing people of different backgrounds, hearing different languages. When I returned to…

Storybook Secrets

Uncovering The Past

{image credit} As mentioned in my post last Tuesday (Part 1. Bloodlines), everyone has a story that, one could say, reaches back into the annals of time. I started to think about mine not long after I got married 5 years ago. Hubby and I were planning to start a family. My last living grandparent had…