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MUSINGS FROM CALGARY

MUSINGS FROM CALGARY »

23 Apr, 2016
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Don't we all WISH we could be there!

STATESIDE STORIES: More American Words!

STATESIDE STORIES: More American Words! »

21 Apr, 2016
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American history has put its stamp on the Engish language, and words have been coined into special meanings and slang phrases that are difficult for non-English-speakers to learn and use in context

STATESIDE STORIES: The Battle Continues

STATESIDE STORIES: The Battle Continues »

2 Apr, 2016
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"It's a race to the finish, but the real race has hardly begun. It's a pivotal time in the USA and with its role in the world"

REFUGEE SERIES: GERMANY, A BAD EXAMPLE?

REFUGEE SERIES: GERMANY, A BAD EXAMPLE? »

14 Mar, 2016
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"For every Pegida demonstration there is always a bigger demonstration to counter it"

LOL: A MOST AWESOME HOTEL IN BEIJING

LOL: A MOST AWESOME HOTEL IN BEIJING »

1 Mar, 2016
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LOL: At the hotel, guests are invited to conjugate in the bar and expose themselves to others

STATESIDE STORIES: Barras de Pan

STATESIDE STORIES: Barras de Pan »

28 Feb, 2016
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The memory of fresh sardines in landlocked Madrid; bread in the States with all sorts of national origins, not least Spanish, and how to make use of them when they grow stale; and lentil stew with chorizo transplanted to the States

STATESIDE STORIES: PRESIDENTIAL GLORY

STATESIDE STORIES: PRESIDENTIAL GLORY »

11 Feb, 2016
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"It seems that the good old days of glorifying our presidents is long past and we're stuck with real people who, for some reason, want the most difficult job in the world"

AH, ROMANCE!

AH, ROMANCE! »

8 Feb, 2016
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By Mary Foran

 

In these oh-so-serious times, it’s amazing how St. Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14th, is still

STATESIDE STORIES: Groundhog What?

STATESIDE STORIES: Groundhog What? »

26 Jan, 2016
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"The first Groundhog Day was held in 1887 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania at Gobbler's Knob. Phil the Groundhog come out of his burrow and see his shadow, which would mean six more weeks of winter, or come out on a cloudy day, which would mean an early spring"

STATESIDE STORIES: U.S. Presidential Race Update

STATESIDE STORIES: U.S. Presidential Race Update »

8 Jan, 2016
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Trump's campaign slogan ""Make America Great Again" has followers excited and exuberantly counting the days to the 2016 Presidential election