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October 15, 2017

It’s hard to talk to friends and family back in the U.S. these days. Everyone is seeking advice on how to uproot their lives and start over fresh somewhere else. How do I do it? Will they like it? Is it really possible? Of course, some of these people have been threatening to leave the country since the Vietnam War, but now their grandchildren are joining them in the refrain. “Is it time to leave? The level of fear in…

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Digital Culture Technology virtual work

When You Redefine Home

As the summer settles into fall I am beginning to realize I am redefining home.  I have had coffee and pivo with other expats to gain a sense of the road ahead.  I’m jarred a bit by the references to a transient life.  I’m…

October 25, 2014
Digital Culture Travel virtual work


The Global Mobile Worker Project is about crossing borders, both real and imaginary.  While the world has become more expansive and connected through technology, countries defend their borders ever more fiercely.  While walls are torn down in one part of the world, fences are…

August 17, 2013
Digital Culture

US Census 2010 – And The Children Shall Lead The Way

PART II of a two-part series. Some 40 states show population losses of white children since 2000 due to declining birth rates. Minorities represented all the increases in the under-18 population in Texas and Florida, and most of the gains in the child population…

April 30, 2011
Digital Culture

US Census 2010 – A Changing Nation

A Discussion in Two Parts LATINO NATION? The news is starting to pop with stories of the way our nation has changed since the last time legions of census takers roamed the cities and fields of America.  Politicians and activist have been on the…

April 15, 2011
virtual work

The Most Powerful MAN in the World

THE MOST POWERFUL MAN IN THE WORLD Hu Jintao-the-most-powerful-person-in-the-world Forbes Magazine just named China’s President, Hu Jintao, as the most powerful man in the world.  Forbes points out to those who would insist it’s Barack Obama that Jintao only has to contend with a…

December 2, 2010
virtual work

Restoring the American Dream

Restoring the American Dream from an Outside In Perspective Fareed Zakaria Time Magazine – Restoring the American Dream- October 2010 The American Dream has held powerful romantic energy for people all over the world, even as the dream began to fade here at home.  So…

November 30, 2010