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

September 19th, outsourced

Get ready to be anxious - Rush Hour. [HT Andrew, happy birthday!]

Have you ever wondered what goes into creating Google Doodles? I have - especially after seeing the gorgeous Leo Tolstoy ones a few weeks ago. Here is more about the process. [HT Jen]

I am not an evangelical Christian, and therefore I do not understand all the context surrounding this article - Mere Happiness Cannot Bear the Weight of the Gospel - but the thrust of it (and the final line) really struck me: "If our message cannot be preached with credibility in Mosul, it should not be preached in Houston." This is part of what I was trying to say when I posted at The Exponent a few weeks ago.

Finally Catalog Living for ridiculous parenting stock photos!!! [HT Kat]

This magazine cover featuring Roger Federer seriously is the best/worst thing to ever happen. I can't stop laughing!

Robbed at gunpoint, caught on GoPro. WOAH. [HT Steven]

More about The More You Know.

I have such mixed feelings about this class that teaches people how to lose their Boston accent. I guess if it improves your career prospects, go for it. [HT Jen]

Stuffie love

Job yo-yo