Off to India

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: India Travel Log , Travel

Yesterday I started taking the malaria pills, which I’ll now have to take everyday that I am in India, and continue for seven days after I leave.  The doctor said they may “make you feel edgy,” but I haven’t experienced that. With my bag packed early Thursday morning, it was the first time that I had a minute, unhurried, to sit and think: I’d been running all week, tying up lose ends, knowing I would be away (in India and Asia) for perhaps a year or more.  Billy asked me […]

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Visa for India

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: India Travel Log , Travel

Bureaucracy is what it is, but the people at the Indian Visa office were very easy to deal with even if the process caused a glitch for me. Having flown so often to South America, plus a trip to Mexico without needing a visa, I hadn’t thought about one for India until Tuesday afternoon — my flight was Thursday morning.

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I hate shots!

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: India Travel Log

With only a week or so to go before I leave for India, some of the prep work involved includes getting shots.  I’m not a fan of shots.  Who is? But it had to be done.

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Tips, Rules and Principles For Business

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , Business , Insights , Opinion

To paraphrase Eleanor Roosevelt, she noted in a documentary interview that a president has to have his principles in tact before crisis hits. Because during a crisis so many options present themselves, that without principles as your guiding rudder, you can lose your ability to navigate with confidence.

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GOP Doing What they Do

Seems a bit ridiculous for the GOP to be crying foul. But blaming others seems to be their M.O. In their most recent crying jag, they’re upset about Obama reminding people that the GOP was wrong;  he said he’d go after bin Laden, then found him, and made a hard choice to kill him.

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