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Adapting to another country's customs is not always easy
GREATER METROPLEX - Heidi Vaughan remembers looking out the window as the plane landed in Norway.
It was snowing so hard she and her family - transferred from Houston to Norway by oil giant Conoco -- couldn't see anything. They didn't care.
"You, get excited and energized about being in a new place," Vaughan said.
It didn't matter it was March and the family was unprepared for wintery weather. The strangeness, like eating herring for breakfast, was a novelty. "We were just delighted," she said of those early days.
"The phase is temporary, unfortunately," Vaughan said. "It lasted a few weeks and then you start getting run down by things."
'People considering an international move need to carefully consider the ramifications and prepare for the upheaval, said Priscila …