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  • On Being Thankful for Changing Directions

    “Each of us has the right and the responsibility to assess the roads which lie ahead, and those over which we have traveled, and if the future road looms ominous or unpromising, and the roads back uninviting, then we need to gather our resolve and, carrying only the necessary baggage, step off that road into […]

  • A Tale of Two Opera Houses

    “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities Paris, je t’aime. I really, really do. But with your thick smog, crowds, and rude service workers, I wouldn’t say that our visit with you was the “best of times.” Frankly, your neighbors to the south in […]

  • Hungary’s Wine Scene in the Heart of Budapest

    We didn’t have room to squeeze in a day trip to Hungary’s wine country during our short three day itinerary in Budapest. Although Etyek-Buda is Hungary’s closest wine region to Budapest, between catching a show at the opera house, discovering the Great Market Hall, touring Buda and Pest by foot, visiting the Hospital in the […]