Month: November 2015

Dance For Me

The documentary synopsis is as follows: “Professional ballroom dancing is very big in little Denmark. Since success in this intensely competitive art depends on finding the right partner, aspiring Danish dancers often look beyond their borders to find their matches. In Dance for Me, 15-year-old Russian performer Egor leaves home and family to team up …

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Thanksgiving

A very Happy Thanksgiving to all of those who will be celebrating tomorrow! Whether you are with family and friends, traveling, or posted abroad, may you have a wonderful day! Please follow and like us:

Career Day

Yeah, you probably know where this one is going. When I was 7, we were posted back to our native land, up until then, I had never set foot on its soil. The stay would be brief, and very memorable. I had the best teacher I could possibly ask for, she truly was one of …

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Casual Dining

        When I think about dining as a diplomat, I think of the most formal Victorian era decor, silver, bone china, and everything laid out formally. If anyone can guess, I pretty much detest dining this way, and veer towards a clean Scandinavian esthetic. I love simply, clean, slightly bohemian, and kid …

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The Day I Died

Yesterday, I posted about 5 Key Lessons I learned from my Father. The thing is, it was a few short years ago that I had that moment, that I remembered those lessons, and actually began to live them. I was told that the “surgery” was easy, a simple in and out procedure, I would only …

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Under Pressure

For most, songs will bring them back to a specific time, maybe it was their first kiss, or their first dance. Songs for me, bring me back to a country. During coups attempts, sometimes music and books were the only things that kept us company. I can remember specific moments that a specific song will …

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