Entries by Corinne Purtill from 11/2012

Notes From an Overseas Voter

| Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

I know that voting absentee is technically the same as voting on Election Day. The US Postal Service insists that Sandy won't disrupt voting by mail. Even Obama voted early. Fine. But I still have a hard time believing that overseas votes aren't just shoved into a pile to be opened only in cases of electoral emergency.

For a Family Abroad, a Thanksgiving Journey

| Posted 11.21.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It's late Tuesday night after work and I'm elbow-deep in a bowl of pumpkin batter for my daughter's London preschool class. The children are encouraged to share with the class their Special Cultural Traditions. This week is Thanksgiving.