Friends and Networking

On the way back from the airport, we stopped at a shopping center where there is a grocery store to pick up a few things.  It wasn’t long before I began to see people I knew.  A schoolmate of Emily’s from the International School, the Filipino grocery store manager who was Emily’s friend and a […]

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Searching for Land

The next step in the hop across the Pacific was the country of Vanuatu.  This beautiful neighbor of the Solomons was once ruled jointly by the French and British as you can see by the airport sign, the influence remains.  We sat on the tarmac in the capital city of Port Vila for about an […]

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From LA to Fiji

The little screen on the seat in front of me tells me that we have crossed the international date line and Fiji is not far away now.  The man in the seat next to me wanted to use my shoulder as his head rest. He patted my shoulder and said it was ok, he just […]

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