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We're Excited About 2015 And Want You to Join Us to Make it Great!

It’s been a while since we’ve written about our journey. 2014 Was a great year. We launched our program, unsure what was to come, and were pleasantly surprised. 494 more words

Nashville

The Next Day

This is an old poem I wrote about fathers and sons, relationships, love and being an immigrant. I think I wrote it a half dozen or so years after my father passed and maybe a year or two after I broke up with a woman who I thought I was going to marry. 293 more words

Relationships

Seattle couple leaves $850,000 to US government

SEATTLE — A Seattle couple left nearly $850,000 to the U.S. government as a gesture of thanks to their adopted country.

Peter Petrasek, who emigrated from Czechoslovakia after World War II, and his wife Joan stipulated in their will that all of their money be donated to the government. 273 more words

News

Facebook quotes, manly fake boobs, Instagram killed Feminism and more

I just saw on facebook a post saying: “These women are going topless, but it is for a good reason” and I swear I haven’t found one instance on my mind where going topless is for a bad reason. 642 more words

Life

Germany desperate for more ‘MINT’ workers

Germany currently has fewer workers in so-called ‘MINT’ occupations (mathematics, informatics natural sciences and technology) than at any time since December 2012. This is despite the fact the number of skilled immigrants arriving to fill shortages in related occupations is rising. 279 more words

Immigrants

Foreign-born workers made up 16% of the US total labor force in 2014.

As the Federal Government awaits for the final judicial ruling on the Executive Actions taken by President Obama in favor of immigrants  last Fall, the… 248 more words

Macroeconomics

Ireland (One fine day)

One Day

Ireland, oh home away from my own.
I love you, though I’ve never seen
your golden skies and fields of green
Ireland, one day one day…. 62 more words