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random new years and other holidays, but a year without thanksgiving

About a week before observing Islamic New Year last week, we received an email that our Professional Development day had been moved from Friday to Thursday, November 15 (the actual new year) for the ex-pat staff so that we essentially … Continue reading

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this could be you . . .

My Uncle John who is visiting Southeast Asia, sent this picture with the note: “This could be you, Jackie.”

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