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The Difference Between Me & My Husband

The Difference Between Me & My Husband

| March 28, 2015 | Reply

Paul went to the bathroom at a restaurant. After he returned, I went to the bathroom. After I returned, Sequoia headed down. Paul and I then had this conversation: Me: I hope she doesn’t walk into the urinal. Paul: Is that what you did? Me: Yeah…it was an awkward bathroom layout. Paul: You didn’t read […]

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The Kid.

The Kid.

| March 28, 2015 | Reply

I never write posts about the things my kid says, but this particular instance relates directly to my blog. Today, Sequoia read the post I just wrote about our first night in Luxembourg. Afterward, she said, “You should write more things like that.” “I do, Sequoia.  That’s what I do.” With excellent taste, she asked to […]

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First Hours in Luxembourg

First Hours in Luxembourg

| March 28, 2015 | Reply

We embarked upon our latest road trip yesterday and arrived in Luxembourg yesterday afternoon. Here is a synopsis of our first hours in the city: Circle city looking for parking Circle every level of first parking garage, find no spot large enough for a crossover with a bike rack on back Yell in german at garage attendant when […]

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Wear Your Bike Helmet, People

Wear Your Bike Helmet, People

| March 25, 2015 | 1 Reply

I want to start out by saying that, all kidding aside, this is a genuine reminder to wear your bike helmet. Like, always. There is no logical reason not to. Paul thinks, rightly, that this should also serve as a reminder to me that 1) if my wheel is not exactly perpendicular to the curb, I will not make it […]

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What I’m Eating Around the World Series: Austria

What I’m Eating Around the World Series: Austria

| March 24, 2015 | Reply

As I wander Europe, I enjoy tasting new things, most often forgetting to take pictures or write about them. Occasionally I do remember to take photos, some of which I will share here. Don’t expect the descriptions to be professional. I’m not a foodie. Some foods are more familiar to Americans; others are regional dishes. Some, I could […]

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Spring Concert and the Story of the Creation

Spring Concert and the Story of the Creation

| March 15, 2015 | 2 Replies

On Friday night, my husband and I attended the Frühlingskonzert, or Spring Concert, at my daughter’s local German public elementary school. I am about to discuss several interesting aspects of this concert, starting with the best part–the champagne–and ending with the surprising part–the religion. ALCOHOL IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS At my daughter’s school functions, it is […]

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