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What Should We Do in Amsterdam?

This morning I decided to do a clean up behind-the-scenes of my blog. I have a habit of jotting down ideas and developing a written skeleton for posts but then forget about them until months later; so I was pleasantly surprised that the number of unfinished drafts of posts were few. 334 more words

The Netherlands

2014 - Geervliet, the Netherlands

Geervliet is a little village in the green area next to the city Spijkenisse, which is closely located next to Rotterdam. Most of the oil refineries and their headquarters are located near this area.

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An Open Letter to My Wonderful Colleagues - Thank You!

Dear All,

How many times have we all read an email with that as the opening. It’s usually followed by ‘please be advised’ or another strongly worded sentence phrased to instil a fear felt so deep that you will adhere by the instructions that follow… or so it is hoped. 1,589 more words


We're Still Here!

Sorry for the lack of posts… things have been pretty quiet around here the past couple of weeks.

     A few pieces of news though. I interviewed with a biotech company at the beginning of July, but since July/August are big vacation months I was told not to expect to hear anything until oh… now-ish. 357 more words

Life In Groningen

Vietnamese-Dutch shipyard to build vessel for Australian navy

Vietnamese-Dutch shipyard to build vessel for Australian navy

Thanh Nien News

An artist impression of the Aviation Training Vessel to be built by Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam… 626 more words

Finding Dutch Treasure

On Monday, I visited a formidable woman. At 87, she is very frail and very grey, but still beautiful. Her memory, as she will tell you, has never been very good, but it has gotten considerably worse in latter years. 920 more words


Reconciling with The Holiday Spirit at the Gouda Christmas Festival

It is the end of July and I am feeling wistful for the holiday season.

Growing up in Florida as a Jewish person, I don’t think I ever truly understood what the “Christmas spirit” was about. 983 more words