But don't forget your:

Patience. Sometimes things take longer than they should. Sometimes people don't obey the rules. Sometimes people aren't on time. But...you learn to roll with it. - Jul 2019


Spices. - Jun 2015


SPICY food (chili powder, Sriacha, hot sauce), maple syrup, any particular American snacks you can't live without. - Jan 2015


Patience. Very important. - Aug 2011


peanut butter, maple syrup, kraft macaroni and cheese. - May 2011


Sense of humor, spices if you like spicy food, your laptop, your open-mindedness and your desire to learn a new language, culture, etc. - Jul 2008


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