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

November 17th, outsourced

WHAT A WEEK. (That is not a link, just a statement.)

So. There was this article in the NYT about...well, about men not knowing how to treat women in the workplace and canceling Christmas parties as a result. Really. This article gave me flames on the side of my face. Maybe we need to start printing out this article about the Rock Test from a couple of weeks ago and anonymously mail it to companies.

A Mormon refugee family's struggle to survive in Utah.

I haven't finished reading this article yet, but so far it's very interesting: a Green Beret discovered Seals' illicit cash. Then he was killed.

The myth of working your way through college. "Once upon a time, a summer spent scooping ice cream could pay for a year of college. Today, the average student's annual tuition is equivalent to 991 hours behind the counter."

Nicole Cliffe has a new friendship column and here is the first installment. I am HERE for her telling me what to do.

This article about people giving backhanded compliments to Mormonism was really good.

I loved hearing the backstory behind that amazing photo of Mnuchin and his wife holding the sheet of money.

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