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  • Brno

    Abandoned Babies of Brno

    Ok, they’re not really abandoned, but it sure seems that way at times. As I mentioned in my last blog, parents here in Czech Republic seem to have absolutely no problem leaving…

  • Brno

    Cleveland in the ’80s

    Since moving to Brno, we’ve fallen into the habit of naming places by what they remind us of, because initially (and for me often still) we had a hard time pronouncing, much less…

  • Bourgogne

    RB 2015—this boat can’t even…

    Another Bourgogne barge vacation in the bag! Instead of waiting for a wave of literary inspiration and flowery thoughts to wash over me about the trip, which is not likely to happen soon, I’m…

  • Brno

    Where in the World is Brno?

    Back in the U.S. for a short visit, one of the first questions I’m inevitably asked is, “So, how is Prague?” Despite having told people again and again that we live in Brno,…

  • Brno

    A Lot of Brass

    Our apartment in the city center can be quite noisy at times. But sometimes the noise brings an unexpected surprise. Last Sunday we were lured out of our morning routine by the…

  • Brno

    Piklz Goes to Brno

    This is the blog where I describe the ridiculousness of taking your pet to a foreign country. (In this case, our cat Piklz and our move from Philadelphia to Brno, Czech Republic.) First,…

  • Brno

    Snow in Brno

    Recently returned from a snowy trip to Brno, Czech Republic, where we settled on a lovely 5th-floor apartment right in the center of town. Move-in date is April 1! While there we…

  • BVI

    Old Year’s Night at Anegada

    It’s our tradition to spend New Year’s Eve in the British Virgin Islands, where the holiday is dubbed “Old Year’s Night.” This year we sailed to Anegada where we spent two nights anchored just…

  • Bourgogne

    Ecluse 34

    Find of the day! After 43 locks on Canal de Bourgogne we were rewarded with this little restaurant/stopover Ecluse 34. If you ever have a chance you really have to go! Spending…