Monthly Archives: August 2014

Roma (from ‘The Europe Collection’)

I’m Audrey Hepburn. It’s a Roman Holiday. Gregory Peck’s missing, but there are enough Giovanni’s and Giorgio’s around to satisfy that craving if the moment arrives. Cannelloni, Ravioli. It’s nice the names are the same in English. I was worried … Continue reading

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‘The Girls’ by Lori Lansens

What would you do if you were constantly being followed? If every moment of every day there was someone watching your every move? You can’t wake up, roll over, take a shower or read a book without a constant, nagging … Continue reading

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Firenze (from ‘The Europe Collection’)

I’m surrounded by garbage. I didn’t discover there was a sanitation strike until after my opinion of the city had been soiled. It’s hot and muggy. The man standing in front of me obviously hasn’t showered in a very long … Continue reading

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Farewell DUC

Nobody likes to say goodbye. Bidding farewell to the people you care about is always hard, whether you’re watching a long-distance family member depart at the airport or simply seeing off a friend for a summer adventure. I have always … Continue reading

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‘Gone With the Wind’ by Margaret Mitchell

Spoiler Alert! I will sort of give away the ending in this post… For Christmas last year, I asked for a few novels I’d always wanted to read but had never gotten around to for one reason or another. One … Continue reading

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Details for the guest book

I’m cleaning out some old files and stumbled across this piece. It is a few short stories I wrote for my mom for our wedding guest book. She wanted to know the basics, including how Jeff and I met and when … Continue reading

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Munich

I only spent one day in Munich, so this blog entry will be quite short. We were dropped off at Marienplatz (the main square) early in the morning. The main attraction – and our reason for stopping there – was … Continue reading

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