Tag Archives: US

History Standard Time at Oakland International Airport

Your odd fact for the day: China is officially in one time zone. (Relevant transition, please!) Understood…the governments’ of China and Pakistan have had a good relationship for decades.  Slightly less related, a few years ago, I was flying through … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Consular Offices, with a Bonus

One of my favorite streets in Jakarta seems to have other fans in Manhattan too:Ironically, it was at the Consulate of Indonesia where I was able to test out the latest in household minivanization.  On unpredictable Fridays and Saturdays throughout … Continue reading

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My Allegorical Passport

Firstly, I’ll admit that this post was inspired by one on Flyertalk. Having a passport from the ol’ US isn’t such a bad thing, if you take a look at how many countries US citizens can visit without requiring a … Continue reading

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Kidneys, Who Needs Those? PART TWO

In our last issue of The Daily Dialysis, we pondered over mysterious circumstances surrounding the presence of salt dishes in outside of some Japanese restaurants.  Health!  No, but you could say I wrote it only to fit another keyword into … Continue reading

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Naturally?

It’s that time of the year again. As much fun as I have taking constitutionals in various cities, more and more I become appreciative of the non-human side of nature.  Plants,  trees, window seats– why didn’t anyone tell me this … Continue reading

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