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... a mechanical delay. Fortunately, we had given ourselves a nice, cushy, 3 hour layover in ATL, so there was no problem making our Amsterdam connection. We arrive tomorrow (Saturday) around 10am and have a full scheduled planned. We will keep you informed of our journey on this blog. Stay tuned for more pics and stories!
... even want BCD staff to be located in their area (or even on-site). As I mentioned, the tight-nit structure allows the company to be considerably flexible in its client relationships. In contrast to competitors, BCD has foregone the cookie-cutter approach and, in so doing, shows how it can take on the world.
PS - I also discovered today how BCD was involved in the relief effort surrounding Hurricane "Sandy"! This company is full of surprises.
During our first meeting, we discussed key aspects about my expectations for the next five weeks, as I get ready to travel the world and discover the story of this company. My programme looks like this:
- July 7 - 11: Atlanta
- July 13-15: Buenos Aires
- July 16-17: Lima
- July 18-25: Atlanta
- July 27-August 2: Bangalore
- Aug 4-5: Utrecht
- Aug 6: Hamburg
... to become Georgia's first AA millionaire.
We took in the Old Jail. Before the 1900's, Jonesboro had a famous judge who wore dungarees and everyone know he didn't trust banks and kept his money in all his pockets. A criminal held the judge up one night, a few nights after the judges wife had emptied his pockets, and when he couldn't get any money he shot the judge.
He was arrested and finally sentenced to death and hung very shortly afterward. ...
... conditions. Currency devalued dramatically, lots of their workforce fled to the free Union, and they couldn't sustain the economy. I suppose that's why lots of people claim that the battles of 1863 decided the outcome of the war. Principally, Gettysburg and Vicksburg.
For me, the war was lost in the battles at Chickamauga, Chattanooga and the Wilderness, all debatable victories, the Union continued on the offensive after all these..
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