Archive | January, 2013

Land of the Bobble Head People

I’ve traveled to a lot of places.  Most of them, due to my being an American, were places that I certainly didn’t speak the language.  I’ve gotten by with the help of hand gestures and pantomime skills.  I don’t want to brag here, but I’m good.  Very good.  I’ve taught class to group of Russian […]

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The Best Hotel In Paris.

It occurred to me this week that it was 20 years ago that I first traveled to Paris.  It was 1992, and I was a bit leery when I arrived.  This was long before the big “clean up” of the city to celebrate the year 2000.  It was before laws were passed that every building’s […]

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R and R. No, Seriously.

The holidays are over and I survived.  This year seemed to be busier than most.  There were of course the normal family dramas, the stresses of finding just the right gifts, and the food, good Lord, the food.  This year also came with lots of traveling for me over the last few weeks.  I made […]

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