Thank You and Goodbye

Xpat Magazine March, 2008

thk_u_goodbyeI’m sitting here at my desk gazing out the window, trying to put to paper some kind of goodbye letter for my last issue behind the wheel of Xpat. But as I reflect on my time working on Xpat, and in Taiwan, I’m filled with a single emotion: gratitude. So, instead of saying goodbye, I’d like to thank all of the people who helped me make Xpat what it is today.

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From the Desk 07.03

Xpat Magazine March, 2007

from_desk_4The definition of ‘Lookism’: discrimination against or prejudice towards others based on their appearance

The average hourly earnings of men with “below-average looks” and “above-average looks” compared to the national average in North America respectively: -8.9% and +5.4%

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Ol’ Georgie Boy: An Interfaux with George W. Bush

Artwork by Steve Williams
Xpat Magazine September, 2006

*All answers are true George W. Bush quotes. A complete list of ‘Bushisms’ available online at

Xpat Magazine: How did the political forecast look the day you were re-elected?
Georgie Boy: There’s no question that the minute I got elected, the storm clouds on the horizon were getting nearly directly overhead.

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