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Light up your Seattle rainy days

Light up your Seattle rainy days !   I actually know friends who love the rain.¬† Some of them are from California. ūüôā¬† I also know many who don’t know how they can get through Seattle’s rainy season. If you

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August 7th International Gathering Promotes Friendship Among Cultures

Dear Friends of International Gathering, As usual, our gathering last month felt warm and supportive.  And we welcome back Maria from Denmark!  One of our friends is launching an adventure in her new career, and invited our input.  So we

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Jimmy Carter new book A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety

President Jimmy Carter’s new book just came out.¬† It is A Full Life:¬† Reflections at Ninety. This man and his wife, Rosalyn, have been working tiredlessly through the Carter Center to help people in less prosperous countries so they can

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How to Practice Grammar Learning in Daily Life

2 days ago, I wrote a blog recommending some books to learn grammar on your own.¬† If you wish to read that blog first, please¬† click here.   Today, I want to give examples of how to use what you

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Fun movies to warm up winter days

In case you want some light-hearted movies for the cold winter days, here are some that warm your heart… The holiday,¬† Dave,¬† The American President,¬† My Big Fat Greek Wedding,¬† Ratatouille,¬†

What to do in Washington

What to do in Washington   Leavenworth (German town) If you are planning to go to Leavenworth for Octoberfest, here is a link. If you are planning to visit Leavenworth for Christmas, make reservations early! It is listed as

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Turn Holiday Photos Into Income

Some international friends are considering different careers now that they are in the U.S.¬†¬† Perhaps part-time careers so they can take care of their family and still have a flexible schedule. 2 ideas came to mind.   I attended a

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friendships made at International Gathering

Dear Friends of International Gathering, Our next meeting is on May 1, 2015, at the Redmond Library, from 11 to 12:30, Meeting Room 1.  The intent of this meeting is to promote friendship and understanding among cultures. We have been

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International Gathering meets this Friday, April 3rd

Dear Friends of International Gathering, Our next meeting is this Friday, April 3rd, at Redmond Library, Meeting Room 1, from 11 to 12:30.¬† We’ll be discussing possibilities for a day trip this spring, in addition to our regular visit. Our

International Gathering on February 6, 2015

The next International Gathering is on February 6th, from 11 to 12:30 at Redmond Library, Meeting Room 1.  Chinese New Year is in February this year, so we will be celebrating it ahead of time.