Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.

March 28th, outsourced

Dresses made out of paper! For a 4-year-old! [HT Crys]

Babies need pets. Specifically dogs.

The last case of polio in India. [HT Suzanne]

Maids prepare for UAE military service (satire alert).

The end of Upworthy-style headlines??!?!?

You know how you only ever see photos of famous landmarks up close, out-of-context? Here are some alternate views.

Funny workplace notes. I can't get enough of these. [HT Jeremy]

This kid's dad creates mini action movies, starring him! [HT Jeremy]

The only way this The Office Time Machine could be cooler is if it were The Simpsons instead. Amazing work. [HT Jen]

McSweeney's description of a faux advertisement. And then of course, someone goes out and makes said advertisement for real (and I think it, in turn, is an advertisement for the company who made it).

Don't be alarmed, but the Sand Tiger Shark eats its siblings in embryo. My kids LOVED this video. It's that perfect mix of "ewwwww!!!!/coooooool!!!!!" [HT Crys]

March 2014 books

The most beautiful castle