Daily prompts, Life

The Meaning of Words

Today's daily prompt by the Daily Post is meaningless and I was inspired to think back to this meeting and other situations in which I or another expressed the type of phrase considered 'wishful thinking'. In the grand scheme of things, it's not just the words themselves that have an impact, it's the tone and intended or inferred meaning as well.

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Life

Life as a Second-Generation Immigrant

With the subject of immigration being a hot topic both in light of Brexit and Trump’s America, I thought I would take the opportunity to share my experiences as a product of immigration, how it’s affected both my character and my view of the world and the challenges that my friends and I faced while growing up as children of (mainly Portuguese) immigrants.