Lovely Awkward: A Year of Wine, Romance and Life Among the French

Lovely Awkward: A Year of Wine, Romance and Life Among the French

Friday, December 18, 2009

Home is where...

I'm in the US, meeting the French family. Much easier than expected. And, you know what? I really can't figure out which country -- the US or France -- feels more comfortable for a Canadian. We're sort of somewhere in between, I think. To the Americans, I think I fall closer to France (even without being French) and the to French, I fall closer to the Americans. Depending on the topic of discussion, of course.

Since I returned home to Canada, I've had my first taste of being homeless... or at least of missing home because I now consider that to be more than one place. So, I guess it doesn't matter where I am now. It seems I'm always going to be on my way somewhere else anyway.

A woman I met on the plane told me that there was a certain sadness in having too many homes. You can always think of something you miss...

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