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Life in America

Differences: USA vs Philippines

The first week was very tough. I found myself crying when I woke up on my second day in America and the next days after that. I guess, it finally dawned on me I am away from home: where I grew up my entire life.  I miss everything from food to noise to malls to jeepneys  (mode of transportation in the Philippines) and especially my family and friends. So many realizations hit me about life, my family back there and my future. “It’s all different now.” I thought to myself. Continue Reading


America: My New Home!

Hi, everyone. I’m a Filipina who is now married to an American. My life entirely and literally flipped when I met him online. Who would have thought by joining my first forum led us in finding each other? It was just…