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You Know You Want It: American Week at Lidl

It’s only right that a day after our younger son arrives to stay with us for a month, that Lidl starts running the next entry in the award-winning (well, it should be) American Week series. And so we went and … Continue reading

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Dutch Treat, Episode 5 – The German Edition

You “Don’t Hassle the Hoff” and you don’t go mockin’ the Aachen.  Well, maybe just a little. Longtime readers will know that I am a bit (admittedly, a big bit) of a UNESCO World Heritage Site buff.  So when our … Continue reading

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Dutch Treat, the Real Episode One: Delft

Leaving the clouds and mist of Waterloo behind, we made our way to our first stop in the Netherland: Delft.  Truth be told, our first stop in the Netherlands was actually a highway rest stop, where filled up ourselves (not … Continue reading

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I Got the – Hic – Music in Me

My 89-year-old grandmother died yesterday and I’m feeling down.  So in an effort to cheer myself up, I’m going to write an entry on a story in the news last week that made me LOL: Police noticed a guy driving … Continue reading

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A Pinch of This, A Dash of That

Continuing a recent trend of a few thoughts on a few subjects: “American Cuisine.” I was asked at last week’s French lesson – along with the SP lady and the Englishman also in the class – to be prepared to … Continue reading

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Apropos of Nothing

Just been noticing things going on here recently and thought I’d share my observations: “And They’re Going Three-Wide in the Far Corner.” M is convinced that a significant portion of FR drivers are “frustrated Formula 1 drivers.”  I can’t disagree.  … Continue reading

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French Lessons, Part Deux

In yesterday’s column, “French Lessons,” I wrote about some FR phrases and customs that we’ve recently discussed in class.  One of the items discussed how folks invited to a house for dinner shouldn’t show up early and how they shouldn’t … Continue reading

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