Tag Archives: Vietnam

Dear Mr. Lenin: Please don’t go

I heard some terrible news over the weekend: The man in charge of the Kremlin’s property-management department believes the time has come to remove Vladimir Lenin’s body from public display. Vladimir Kozhingone advocates giving the former Soviet leader a proper … Continue reading

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The Rice Paper Lady

My mantra when I lived abroad was Try New Things. I wasn’t always successful in the trying, but I did my best, because when was I ever going to get the chance to try these things again? I Tried New … Continue reading

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Eating humble pie in Vietnam

I’ve been embarrassed so many times in matters of the tongue that I’ve become extremely accommodating when speaking to people who struggle with English. My heart is in the right place, but there have been a couple of occasions when … Continue reading

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