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Fall of the Wall

November 9, 2009, marks 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. I was in 9th grade when the news came across CNN that the physical symbol of the East/West divide was on the verge of toppling. And my mother reminded me today while I was reminiscing about the event that I sat for …

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Just one more week…

…until I get out of this office and get on with my summer adventures. I think they’re trying to make my last days miserable though. It doesn’t help that I’m in a half-cube sans file cabinet or real desk space. Now they’ve set aside a space beside me for a new contractor who is extremely …

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Will This Ever End?

Kind of like Melvin in Office Space, I’ve been moved several times to different desks in my company. Today, I moved to my 5th desk within one year. No wonder I’ve had it with my day job…

First Things First

A quick run-down of who am I, what I like, where I’ve been, and where I’m going or would like to go…

Wireless at Last!

LA LA LA! I’ve been trying to figure out how to get online wirelessly for MONTHS now, and no one has been able to help. But today I gave it another shot. Not sure what I did. Well, for one thing, I removed my wireless connection from the “bridge” that it was on. Otherwise…I’m not …

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Not India, but Italy

Good news, everyone! As you may or may not know, in between voiceovers, observing India, and blogging, I’ve also maintained a pretty full freelance writing/editing schedule. The results of those long days and nights last fall have been two guidebooks on Italy that I am quite proud of.

Joys of Jaundice

Fellow misplaced expat Karilyn hit the nail on the head with her recent comment. Indeed, I have come down with jaundice and I’m finally somewhat well enough to sit up straight and write about it. Basically, I have succumbed to the second – yes, second – outbreak of jaundice in Bombay over the past three …

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Down for the Count

Well, it looks like India has gotten the best of me and I’m going to be sick for the next few weeks. I hope to be back to the blog sooner than later. But time will tell. So, take care and I’ll write soon.