Day 14: Watching TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé

So, we’re sitting there eating and watching this show, as they introduce these different couples all going through the K-1 Visa process. And this was, perhaps, the first time I really came to the conclusion that reality TV is NOT real. I mean we all know to some extent that it’s scripted and edited for entertainment value, but this mess just could not be real at all. Given the amount of crazy we are in the middle of going through with this immigration process, the stories of the couples on this show are just not plausible AT ALL.

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Day 12 (prologue): Culture Shock, or How to Pump Gas

Early Morning of October 25, 2014 In South Africa, when you pull up to a gas station, they have service attendants. This concept is mostly foreign to Americans, unless you live in New Jersey. So when I stopped to get gas on our way to Destin, he started asking me all these questions about the process…

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Days 11, 17, & 18: First Halloween

First Halloween Halloween this year was pretty stretched out for us because there were a number of events I had to/wanted to participate in before the day of Halloween. This being Efrem’s first Halloween EVER, I was pretty hype, but before he even arrived here I got a lot of pushback about participating in Halloween–mostly the whole dressing…

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