Category Archives: Success Stories

What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up?

What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up? I have been working in a tech startup for over a year now and this is my story. In August 2013 my wife and I moved into the Bay Area after she … Continue reading

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Grow New Roots and Blossom: A support group for trailing wives

We’ve blogged before about Deborah’s Palm. They offer a wide variety of classes, and groups for women experience challenges throughout their lives, in addition to an open place to come relax and enjoy a cup of tea. Now, coming soon, … Continue reading

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Job Hunting Strategies for Bay Area Newcomers

I’m not an expert, and I don’t know the best strategy, but here I will share my personal experience in job hunting. In August 2013 I and my wife moved from the Netherlands to the Bay Area, because she had … Continue reading

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How a 2 Year Stay became 13 Years and counting?

When we first came to the States on an H1B visa, our stay was intended to last for two years. This was in 1996 and at the height of the Internet Bubble. Thirteen years and a few economical ups and … Continue reading

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