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I’m a fraud!

Okay, I have a website. I have a blog. I set up a Yahoo group for my students. I know how to use msn and Skype and most of the … Continue reading

March 17, 2007 · Leave a comment


When I was little, when my other grandmother, my father’s mother, was still alive (All I remember is some orangey-red lipstick and dyed red hair and the smell of cigarettes.), … Continue reading

March 16, 2007 · 1 Comment

Surprise! Romanian kids are just like ours!

Well, I’m back from Romania, and it was absolutely fascinating! I know that what you’re probably most curious about is the answer to the question I posed in my post called … Continue reading

March 9, 2007 · Leave a comment

The Polder Model in Action

Have you ever heard of the Dutch polder model? It’s really a political term referring to consensus decision-making. However, here in Holland, it is used within organizations as well. The … Continue reading

March 4, 2007 · Leave a comment

How to be Dutch

Here’s something I wrote about five years ago, but it still applies! How to Be Dutch There’s been a lot of talk in Holland lately about immigrants and about how … Continue reading

March 4, 2007 · 3 Comments

Sexy Romania?

So I’m off to Romania on Monday — Doesn’t that sound so jetset! Actually, despite the fact that I’ve never been to Romania, and really, inside, I’m quite excited about … Continue reading

March 2, 2007 · Leave a comment