The best Christmas gift I received this year was from my sister who's company is donating to the IRC Banda Aceh office in lieu of sending Christmas cards. She designed the holiday card you see here as well. So very thoughtful!
"Island of Misfits" Christmas Party December 19th 2005 I hosted a holiday party this past weekend at my house and, if I do say so, it was so much fun! Stats for the party:
• 23 people from 11 different countries
• We sang Xmas carols (not quite DePiero family style - more british pub drinking style)
• Lots of dancing (latin of course, but Robbie Williams too - sorry richie)
• 17 Swapped gifts - far too civilized. We played by Britis ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Banda Aceh The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more