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I’m Just An Ordinary Girl (Expat Week #045)


Adventures of an American Traveler

Why fit in when you were born to stand out? ~Dr. Seuss

I was sitting at the local coffee shop wondering why my little friends, the street kids, were not around for the second consecutive day when I overheard a woman talking on her mobile phone say, “I hope I don’t disappoint you when we meet. I’m just an ordinary girl.

The sadness of those words sent a shudder through my body that caused me to drop my arm and almost dump a spoonful of ice cream drenched brownie into my lap. Few things upset me more than a person not understanding how special they truly are.

An ordinary girl?  There are no ordinary girls. There are no ordinary boys. In fact, there are no ordinary people.

I don’t believe there exists in this world any person that was born ordinary. By virtue of our genes none of us are the…

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