Category Archives: Bureaucracy

Beer

What do American beer and making love in a small canoe have in common? They are both f…..g close to water. Or so goes the old story. And if you restrict “beer” to Budweiser, Miller, and Coors, you’d be entirely … Continue reading

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Coming to America

The Pacific Ocean is safely behind us and we’ve arrived in California. We flew in last week and tomorrow will mark the first week of us being here. So far things are going well, we’ve found a place to live … Continue reading

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Carded… Twice!

Remember my registration with the immigration authorities? The one which ended with them telling me that I can get my ID number in a few days and get the plastic card in 3 weeks? This whole thing turned out to … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy

I arrived safely in Korea on Saturday and so far have mainly been taking care of bureaucratical issues (and surviving typhoons, but more on those later). First, the optimist has won again! As expected, I got the apartment in the … Continue reading

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