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Nine Lives Foundation: Animal Lovers wanted!

Nine Lives Foundation in Redwood City is a no-kill cat shelter, but take a peek inside, and it’s so much more. Nine Lives regularly houses 300-400 cats in a small warehouse near 101. Kitties have been rescued from the surrounding … Continue reading

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6 Weird things we had to adjust to during our first year in the Silicon Valley

Looking back at my first 18 months in Silicon Valley, here are a few things which had an incredible impact on our life-style. It actually took a while to figure out what they were, but I can now make an (almost) complete … Continue reading

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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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Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to America

Landing in a new country is really like being a teenager again. Learning the language is just part of the whole relocation. Expats must re-learn all the basic rules of living together: the things your parents and your experience have … Continue reading

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Eat, Bay, Love – Missing Indonesian Food

I moved to California ten months ago when my husband was offered a position in Google. Living far away from home and family might sound daunting, but fortunately, I was rather trained in that. Or so I thought. I come … Continue reading

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