a first-time love affair

every traveler has a first love. i believe this as strongly as i believe in real love. it is that city - or sometimes that place or country - that you first completely fall for. you are a young traveler, inexperienced and green enough to think the world is even more amazing than it is …

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some funny things about prague

it's a few weeks on and things are normalizing here. well, normalizing as they do when you are in a strange, new and foreign land. which is more to say "becoming more familiar" than actually normalizing. i am beginning to make peace with prague, but the city still completely mystifies me. as bill's friend who …

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some awesome things about living in europe

i am so ecstatic to be back in europe. this is my first time living in continental europe, and it feels so freaking good! don't get me wrong, living in the US has its advantages (readily offered ice water, coffee refills, cheap rent), and so does china (cheap food, cheap beer, cheap everything). but europe... …

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abq in my rearview, prague on the horizon

we've given it 10 long months, but we are saying good by to ole new mexico. for some reason, in the past two weeks since bill found out that he was hired by the prague post (that's right, in the czech republic), we have done nothing but celebrate and consolidate and i have not been …

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