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Why Starbucks Can’t Compete with Italian Coffee

Sunday, October 27th, 2013
by on Living Around

We live in a global village; you find the same shops and the same products in most major cities, from New York to Milan to

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Bryant Park Lawn Opens for Fun

Friday, June 8th, 2012
by on Living Around

New York City’s beloved Bryant Park lawn opened in early May and is already a summer hot spot.  With hopes of beautiful weather ahead, New

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Starting Over, Comprende?
Beginning a New Life in Mexico

Friday, May 18th, 2012
by on Reading Around

Here’s the pitch: Two technology executives, living the good life in Portland, Oregon, their home with $1 million views of Mt. Hood and Mt. St.

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Newseum: Celebrating Freedom of the Press

Sunday, April 8th, 2012
by on Playing Around

If we had to choose what freedoms set America apart from other nations around the globe, freedom of the press would be at the top

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In Praise of Failure

Saturday, November 5th, 2011
by on Living Around

“The man who’s been beaten is worth two who haven’t.” Russian Proverb I never thought I’d find myself quoting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in

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The Homestead: A Cure for Mom’s Summertime Blues

Monday, July 11th, 2011
by on Living Around

Parenting is easier in the summer. At least until the code red days start. Then the humidity surges to about 90 percent and the kids

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The Lighter Side of the Red Line – At My Expense

Sunday, November 7th, 2010
by on Living Around

The Red Line. For any Metro-commuting DC area residents, those three words are truly cringe-worthy. It’s not enough that nearly every day there is something

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South Korea—Both Familiar and Foreign

Monday, October 4th, 2010
by on Living Around

Motivated by little more than the general lack of jobs available to recent grads in the United States and a vague desire to travel, I

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