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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

Please visit www.alanpaul.net

Just a reminder that while I continue to do some blogging here, my main site is now www.alanpaul.net.That is the main source of information regarding my book release, speaking appearances, etc.Thanks for your interest.

Life

Jacob and Gabe circa 2003, age 5 or so. Jacob and Gabe Friday night. 12/3/2010Gabriel Benson had his bar mitzvah yesterday. He and Jacob have been best of friends since they were six months old and being cared for at the South Mountain YMCA…

Official book launch reading Tribeca B&N March 1, 2011

Ihave an official book launch reading and signing at NYC Tribeca Barnesand Noble on March 1. If you're in the area, mark your calendar. A lotmore events to follow soon.Click here to see the listing.

Thanks for checking in

I tried to move off this blog and onto some other places, but you all kept coming here and Google kept steering you here, so I am going with it.Thanks for checking in and your interest in what I do. I'm really happy to have you here.Please click…

Last column: long-term expats

* THE EXPAT LIFE * MARCH 6, 2009 Come Home, Did You Say? Some Expats Choose to Cut Ties with Their Employer and Stay Abroad * By ALAN PAUL We went to China in 2005 with a three-year commitment. Like most traditional expats, we arrived…

Last column

An Ex-Expat Learns Lessons from a New Expat THE EXPAT LIFE FEBRUARY 20, 2009> By ALAN PAUL Last fall as the reality that we were in our final months in China was beginning to sink in, I thought about dropping my Chinese classes. There…

Repat columns

I have written three so far.. this is number two. Not sure why I amstarting in the middle. Separating Anchors from Anvils Moving Abroad and Back Teaches an Expat the Value of His Stuff By ALAN PAUL I'm writing this column sitting at…
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Travel Guide Column

The Stresses and Rewards Of Playing the Tour Guide July 4, 2008 I wear a lot of different hats: father, columnist, blogger, Olympics reporter, bandleader. But the most challenging and at times anxiety-provoking is tour guide. I'm…

Expat Leaving Column

I am falling eve behind. here is two weeks' ago column. New one already posted last week. THE EXPAT LIFE By ALAN PAUL The Annual Expat Exodus Never Gets Any Easier June 20, 2008 It's feeling mighty empty around here. The annual…
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Hockey column

One Couple's Passion for Hockey Draws Beijing Expats onto the Ice June 3, 2008 Remarkably, becoming a half-baked Chinese rock star is not the most absurd thing I've done in Beijing. The most absurd thing I've done is becoming a half-baked…