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The swans were among the first to greet us in Prague. That was after our Airbnb houseboat hosts met us on a bank of the Vltava River and handed over the keys to their apartment. They gave us a quick rundown of things to do and see and left us with a bag of bread … Continue reading A weekend in on the water in Prague
My generation was raised to appreciate clever packaging and not feel guilty about throwing it away. Growing up, we minimized garbage with a trash compactor. My kids are much more educated about recycling and saving the world.
Yesterday in the German Aldi store, I was stocking up on groceries for the holiday weekend, and I heard a little girl behind me singing “O Tannenbaum.” I didn’t even have to know any German to know the child, who was about 5, was in the holiday spirit. It gave me all the warm fuzzies. … Continue reading ‘O tannenbaum, o tannenbaum’
Tonight is our last night in our black-and-white-and-red-all-over Croatia apartment. What I’ve come to think of as our “Duran Duran” décor era is about to be over. Our original plan was to move back to the States before the new year. Turns out, we’re staying in Croatia for a few more months. But first, we’re … Continue reading Goodbye, corner bathtub