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Kayaking in Croatia

So. I’m weird with birthdays and present-giving holidays in general. I don’t like them. They freak me out a bit and no matter what, I always cry. I don’t really know why, but it’s been this way so long as … Continue reading

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Valentines at Kew

With all the uncertainty at work and the general grey weather, things have been just a bit down here. So, to change the tempo, we celebrated Valentines with a Champagne brunch at home (complete with stuffed french toast) and a … Continue reading

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Paris…

Every good holiday starts with a nap . After staying out a bit too late with Friends in London on Friday and rising to take Saturday morning’s first train from London to Paris, we were exhausted. First things first, a … Continue reading

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Wine and cheese await…

On Bastille Day nearly 30 years ago, I was born in Roanoke, VA. Half way (or nearly so) around the world, a country celebrated its national birthday with fine wine, cheese, champagne and fireworks (my favorite of all). As this … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

My birthday was this weekend and while I may have reached the age where birthdays are no longer exciting, I can’t say the same about this weekend. K did a fantastic job planning a fun filled, action-packed (and of course … Continue reading

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Surprised in Switzerland

G’s parents and I have been scheming for some months now in order to surprise G in honor of his 30th un-birthday (6 month birthday)…the plan was for me to plan a weekend trip to Switzerland and to clue G … Continue reading

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Birthday in Brugge

G planned a wonderful birthday weekend in Brugge. We left town early Friday morning and took the Eurostar (the train that goes beneath the English Channel) and arrived just after noon. We wandered about the old streets lined with Dutch-style … Continue reading

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