Finding Missing Words

2009-09-10T16:23:43-04:00 Categories: SandBlog|Tags: , |

I found out recently the Dutch don't have the word whimsical in their vocabulary. How do you define that for someone who has never heard it? The best way I was able to describe whimsical to a Dutch friend of mine [...]

DHL’s Creative Delivery

2017-03-01T11:57:06-04:00 Categories: grow|Tags: , |

I was really impressed with the delivery company DHL when I saw that they had a moving office in Amsterdam in the form of a canal boat. What a great idea... Canals weave all over Amsterdam (actually more canals than Venice), [...]

Netherlands Queen’s Day – Games of Skill

2007-05-02T08:28:19-04:00 Categories: SandBlog|Tags: , |

Monday was Queen's Day here in the Netherlands... a national holiday... We all get the day off to party, drink, and celebrate. (if you're into that kinda thing). I mentioned that you're allow to sell things without paying taxes... So people [...]

The Business of Complimenting

2007-05-01T08:16:31-04:00 Categories: SandBlog|Tags: |

Yesterday, Monday the 30th of April, was Queen's Day in the Netherlands... A national holiday and all-country celebration of the Queen's birthday. The best description of Queen's Day I can convey is to imagine... a 24-hour: home team victory celebration + [...]