The sun set for us in Prague

Prague is…

I write this sitting now at JFK. We have more stories to tell from Prague – hopefully many of which we’ll be able to tell in person, the best possible way to do so. There are a great many individual experiences we accumulated in this jewel of Central Europe. Here’s a quick-hit list of impressions: […]

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Settling In To European Life, Prague Style

We’ve been here in Prague for four weeks now, and we feel like we’ve gotten pretty comfortable with the city. We can take the tram no problem with our handy dandy monthly passes (I have even gone out by myself, several times, without getting lost! #soproud). We located the best bakery in Prague (Artic Bakehouse […]

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The Grand Europe Experiment Begins In Prague

Well, here we are in Prague, at the beginning of our European fact-finding mission! We’re experimenting by spending 8 weeks in a culture we’ve never experienced, to see what it’s like to really live in Europe. We’ve been here for a week already, and we are settling in fairly well, despite not getting beyond hello […]

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Pittsburgh is on the List

I’m grateful for many things the past nine months or so since Daria and I kicked off the moorings. Not the least of which are the opportunities we’ve had to see so many places we now love but had not given much thought to before. Let’s add Pittsburgh to the growing list. We’ve come to […]

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Be careful what you wish for

It was a dark and stormy afternoon. The icy winds battered the sides of our Subaru as it barreled down interstate ninety-one. Walls of snowdrifts lined what might be the road in front of us, somewhere under the banshee wisps of icy dust. We trusted that the rut made by snow plows and unseen traffic […]

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