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As I walked around Bingen last week, I noticed that there has been a marked improvement in the quality of public toilet offerings in Germany, perhaps throughout Europe, since my first trip to this continent nearly three a decades ago. … Continue reading

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Gift of God: Memory & Sisterhood

(I wrote this post two day ago, but was only able to get around to typing it up and posting it now. I wrote it on the train as I left the home of my German host sister after having … Continue reading

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In Praise of an Absent Husband

This morning I woke with my first feeling of missing Tony. This is particularly well-timed because tomorrow I fly to London, where he arrived yesterday and is currently soaking up the company of his beloved big sister. Each set of … Continue reading

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Think: An Homage to German Graffiti

Germans love graffiti. I tend to stay away from such broad strokes of cultural categorizations, but I’m sticking to this one. I have traveled not the whole world, but three continents (so far) and I speculate that not only do … Continue reading

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Running Deep: Arriving at Deportation Airport in Germany

Of the many signs indicating that this was Frankfurt Flughafen (airport), the one that caught my attention had been vandalized.  Instead of Frankfurt, the graffiti announced (in English) that it was Deportation Airport. Two things came to mind.  First: there … Continue reading

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