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Juniper Tree

Stories of Women Living Abroad

About the Book

Regardless of where we come from, everyone faces moments of change and inspiration that alter our life's journey. Juniper Tree explores these transformations by sharing stories of women who have lived abroad and the lessons they've learned along the way. Whether you have traveled abroad or not, you will be touched by their humor, resolve, and grace. 

Juniper Tree is a work in progress. As women contribute to the book their stories will appear on Juniper Tree's Leanpub site. Our goal is to celebrate women of all ages, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds; and in their own voices, share their stories of achievement, personal growth, and struggle. We hope you enjoy their stories and are inspired to pursue your own adventures as well! 

About the Editor

Lauren Fox
Lauren Fox

Lauren Miner is a development professional who enjoys sushi, dance, yoga, and travel. She has lived in Argentina and Romania; has traveled all over the world; and currently lives in Baltimore, MD where she works as a Development Consultant and Grant Writer for non-profit and CSR based companies. Lauren is passionate about women's rights and volunteers locally with Asylee Women Enterprise, a non-profit dedicated to helping refugee women rebuild their lives. She is also the founder of Juniper Tree, an anthology comprised of stories by women who have lived all over the world about the moments that shaped, inspired and challenged them to become the women they are today.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • That Good Air
  • Life Requires Sweetness
  • A Clean Break
  • Coq Au Vin
  • Beautiful Game
  • I’m Not a Squirrel But I Do Love Prospect Park
  • Is it Hives?
  • Sharing Your Story in a Soundbite Heavy Culture
  • And Then We Were Three
  • The Way to Happy Pink Nails
  • The Wardrobe
  • Unpacking
  • The Buenos Aires Question
  • A Strange Sickness
  • Dreaming in Gaelic
  • Karakoram
  • It is Okay to be Strange when You Are a Stranger
  • Celebrate the Seasons
  • The Day I became a Siren
  • Guy
  • My Coordinator, the Klepto, and Other Interesting Adventures Abroad
  • Spirit Houses and Song in Exile
  • True Escapism
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • The January Man
  • Finding New Meaning in Mashallah
  • Without Words

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