The needs in storing data, files, documents, etc in online storage beside in the computer make many companies offering online storages. It is a good idea to store the data, files, documents, etc in online storage because it is safer to save them in online storage than in the computer. Continue reading »
You feel strange, as if you don’t belong, because you are foreign. Many cultures just don’t let outsiders into the inner circle right away. The sense of distrust and suspicion on their parts, combined with your own sense of uncertainty, creates an uncomfortable atmosphere. It takes effort and energy to keep an open mind because it is so easy to slip into criticism of the local culture and make prejudicial comparisons with your own. Different does not equal bad. Continue reading »
• Get an annual checkup before you leave (all family members).
• Get all required inoculations for your country (all family members) and for those you might be traveling to in the next six months (consider the same for all family members).
• Fill prescriptions for at least twelve months, if the medicine is shelf stable. Continue reading »
I took a few things that reminded me of my roots, such as an old stuffed animal and a baby blanket that my great-aunt made for me. You’d be surprised how, when the adventure stops being all about your future, you start realizing that you are letting go of pieces of your past. We girls need a couple of real, comfortable reminders around us of who we really are. —Pamela, The Teagarden Group Continue reading »
› Bring only essentials—and that is less than you think.
› Put in storage only what you believe you need for your return (i.e., don’t be a pack rat). Continue reading »