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September 1: First Day of School

September 1: First Day of School

Okay, America, let’s get this right! Latvia makes the first day of school a national celebration. Every public school in the country starts on the same day every year—September 1. And on this day, students walk to school with flowers in hand to give to their teachers. I was excited to see this spectacle, so …

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Last Day in Milan

Last Day in Milan

Final Day in Milan July 31, 2017 The last full day in Milan was casual, so this will be a casual and short post to get us to the transition, and maybe get caught up in real time! Rita did some shopping while I stayed home and luxuriously basked in the glow of Netflix for …

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Springfield Continued: Still July 4th

Springfield Continued: Still July 4th

As I am sitting here in my room in Springfield, Missouri, it feels like this is good practice for my move to Latvia which happens in just three weeks. In 22 days, I’ll be on a plane headed for Milan, Italy, and then on August 1, I’ll be in Riga, Latvia. So everything here and …

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