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Archive for May, 2010

Croatia diary: My family’s visit

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Our move to Croatia was hardly a precisely calculated plan. Jay and I carefully decided to move abroad, but the fact that we ended up in Split, Croatia was more a combination of random coincidences and blind luck. Croatia is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been, so I feel very lucky that I ended up living here and I always wish I could share the experience with more of the people I love.

Weekend Away in Berlin, Germany

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

We were all ready to board the plane to Berlin, but we had to sit in Split’s airport for an extra three hours while a mechanic inspected our plane to insure that the smoke momentarily seen coming from the brakes was nothing to cause alarm. I was too antsy and impatient to pass the time reading. I just wanted to get to Berlin. I paced around, bugged Jay (he was trying to read Sherlock Holmes