Monthly Archives: August 2009


I’m in a meeting, and I get this text from Dan. . . He was in a taxi with Ava when this conversation ensued. Ava (looks at the TV in the taxi): Do you like the TV? Dan: It’s alright … Continue reading

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For the past year I have sat on the edge of my seat and down on my knees, praying for the well-being of a family of random, blogging strangers– people I don’t think I’ve ever met, but I have lived … Continue reading

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Jaime’s Garden Bolognese Sauce

“It’s refreshing.  So good we should make it when company comes over.”–Dan “This sauce is good,” says the 2 year old. And dear lucky family and friends, I’ll share the recipe with you.  Pofta Buna! (Bon appetit in Romanian) I’ll … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday

Dan & I with Jessica & Bella at Outback in Wilkes Barre, June 2004

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Montmartre & Sacre Coeur

Such a gorgeous area of the city.  I think the pictures speak for themselves. PS–I like the ease of the WordPress Gallery (shown above)–what do you think?  Do you prefer the YouTube slide show (which will be better once we … Continue reading

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Just married–in a constant state of bliss

That was the sign on their apartment door, and as I saw them together, I couldn’t help but realize their love for each other.  To protect their identities from random searches, details are omitted, but know I think the world … Continue reading

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Playgrounds in Paris, part deux

Being used to American style playgrounds, we needed to seek them out in France.  We found a few last week, and then we found more.  Yes, I know this is sounding like a playground blog.  If you aren’t interested, just … Continue reading

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Dear Amsterdam,

How do I love thee? Let me count the whys: § Gorgeous flowers at every bend § Everyone bikes–forget cars, it’s a biking or canal town

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Happy Anniversary!

It’s four years later, and I couldn’t be happier.  May there be many many more years to come.

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