Tag Archives: family

Honeymoon on a Train

The young man went to the dining car alone because the wife had a strict rule about not eating after 8 pm and, having crossed several time zones on the long train journey, she was unsure which of them to … Continue reading

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The Disadvantage of the Home Office

Or should I say the disadvantage of having children, a family, or anyone else living at your house?

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Spring in the Bavarian Forest

My father sent this photo to keep me up to date about the change of seasons in Germany. It shows the creek Kleine Ohe near Waldhäuser in Bavaria. I have been trying to convince my father to travel with me … Continue reading

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Bury my heart – wherever

People ask me why I don’t go to a hospital when I am sick, when I get bitten by a bear/anaconda/piranha, when I have strange viruses, when I am bleeding from all orifices or when I have kidney stones (OK, … Continue reading

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Christmas Child

Nepomuk was the main attraction of the party, as if he had been the reason for the gathering in the first place. All the ladies’ eyes were on him, while the men’s eyes flickered back and forth between their wives or girlfriends … Continue reading

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Loneliness doesn’t kill, people do.

If you want to lead a healthy life and avoid disease and early death, there is an abundance of medical studies with often conflicting advice. Once coffee is bad for you, then coffee is good for you. Once wine is … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day I will share a few photos of my mother, all of them taken by my brother when both of them visited me in Romania in December 2014. In Turda I explained the workings of a salt mine, 18 … Continue reading

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