Today, I serendipitously came across an old journal that contained notes from my early days of learning about Third Culture issues. Most of these notes were taken during a Third Culture Kid Conference in Halifax Canada in August, 2005. Ruth Van Reken, co-author of the book, Third Culture Kids: the experience of growing up among worlds was the keynote speaker for this event. I still vividly recall my reactions to reading Van Reken’s and Pollack’s book on my way to attending the conference, and included an entry in the journal that addressed this pivotal moment in my life. “I have run the gamut of emotions today while reading -- tearful, excited, overwhelmed, and anxious. My brain is going a mile a minute….” By the end of the first day of the workshop, one of my entries stated, “My Life’s Work is here”!