While I've written a lot, the cliche still rings true: a picture is worth a thousand words (I missed that count by thirty).
Featuring the United States in this week's International Update was emotionally exhausting. I'm so glad it's over.
Every one of these stories shows how an event in one nation, big or small, can have a ripple effect.
My time in Iowa was filled with one of my best friends, awesome food, a little bit of education, and a concrete gnome!
It's always interesting, and enlightening, to learn about a country that's not your own.
I was standing in front of a personal Pandora's box of sorts. It had all of the things that were going wrong with the world tied up inside of it.