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New York Rules

The Rules As a relative newcomer to the city, I have some thoughts and feelings on how we should all best conduct ourselves to get through our day in this small, overcrowded city without snapping. Observance will make your life – and mine – easier.   Ok, ok, it’s a beautiful city.  Calm down. General… Read More New York Rules

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Kids TV

Kids TV and the Questions Parents Have If you have kids, you probably watch too much kids TV.  If you’re the kind of parent who disapproves of TV, this is not the blog for you.  I wholeheartedly embrace the digital babysitter.  If the TV could dispense food, life would be complete. Anyway, the point being… Read More Kids TV

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Memory Bears

Memories Because we move a lot, we don’t keep much.  We’re not that sentimental (ok, I’m not and as Packer in Chief, I decide what we keep) but we do have a storage locker in Scotland and when we’re home we pop in to remind ourselves what’s in there. On one such trip I found some items… Read More Memory Bears

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The Postal Systems of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Cayman Islands: A Comparative Study

International Postal Systems Viewed from afar, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Cayman Islands may not appear to have many similarities. One is a small country, torn by ethnic strife, dealing with out of control crime and lawlessness, governed by a dysfunctional political class and overseen by a foreign supervisor.  The other is Bosnia and Herzegovina.… Read More The Postal Systems of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Cayman Islands: A Comparative Study