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We don’t  take Leo out much, but last night was an exception. Our good friends Vera and Claes joined us for a short walk and dinner. They’re expecting a baby girl any day now and will move shortly after that to Sweden. I’ve known Very since 2012, and she’s been one of my closest friends while living in Shanghai. I will miss her very much when she leaves, but I’m so happy… Read More

Around 10:03 pm exactly, see what I did there . . . . I got an email that my Netflix password had been changed. When I tried to log in and reset it, Netflix said my email address is not recognized . . . . 10 minutes later, I’m on the phone and verifying my account info with customer service. Yep, someone in Venezuela hacked my account, changed all the info, and… Read More

Every Wednesday since the school year started, I’ve been giving small snacks to each of the teachers on my floor. The first week I gave simple lolly pops, last week I gave everyone a Snickers candy bar and this week I gave away little bags of potato chips. Why Wednesday, for most teachers at SCIS, it’s the longest day of the week. Most of us have meetings after school then we still need… Read More