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WHY GERMANY

As most of you know, I stayed in Germany following my retirement from the State Department’s Foreign Service and I don’t doubt some don’t ask “why in Germany, why not back in the US where most of us live.” Well, there is both a simple answer and a more complicated one as well. […]

Saigon Kids™ Today: December 20th Is Almost Here

My Mom died on the 20th December 1991. Last year on the 20th my VA claim was accepted through what was called “Fast Track”. I found out about three weeks ago that “fast track” was shut down in August because they had caught up. […]

The Scent of Autumn

by H. Clark (St. Paul School, Saigon)

The busy summer growing season is over, but there still is work to be done. On this very day, the tulip bulbs arrived at my local nursery. My focus switched from my summer crop to getting bulbs in the ground. Farewell to the ephemeral joy of summer.

Autumn […]

Saigon Kid Going Back To Vietnam

by Cathie McIntyre (ACS)

I never made it to Hue while living in Vietnam, but soon I will be there.

In late December 2013 I will fly to Saigon for a few days before heading on to Hue where I will teach English for three months with NGO Hue Help.

I am excited!

Saigon Kids Today: Summer Is Almost Here

by H. Clark (St. Paul School, Saigon)

Bob I took your advice to heart and followed your steps and golden rules in writing. So here I am, I will start *just as if I am talking to a friend.* So far so good! You are right, writing seems so easy now… like you’ve described – […]