Beyond Borders

Showing Up to the Dance

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Visiting another culture or returning home to a culture you thought you knew provides challenges. A woman who worked in Tokyo for five years will re-enter America a different person and find the land of her birth strange, less comfortable. Businesses spend a lot of resources sending executives on foreign assignments only to find that […]

Culture

Thanksgiving Alchemy

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Landing at George W. Bush airport last week marked my second visit to Houston. The first occurred in 1976 with my parents. On that trip, we did not leave the airport–it was not Bush airport back then. In any event, I made the trek out of the airport this time accompanied by two wonderful friends […]