Adventure

These stories I tell just for fun. I hope you enjoy them.

My Encounter with Libyan Agents

My Encounter with Libyan Agents

It was 1986 and the US had recently attacked Libya in retaliation for the Berlin discotheque bombing and other mischief.  I was living In Tokyo, and at a social function for foreigners, I met two young men who worked at the Libyan Embassy.  We had an interesting conversation as I was more willing than most Americans to hear the Libyan side of the story.  Besides, I fancied myself an international man of intrigue whose associates included real live Libyan agentsMore

Rear Bilingual Children

Rear Bilingual Children

If you speak a foreign language, you would naturally like your children to learn it, too. However, look around you, and you will find that only a few children actually become fluent in their parents’ language, and fewer still can read or write it.

We reared a Japanese/English bilingual daughter in the United States. To help you formulate a plan for your own family, I will describe the strategy we used.

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