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German Influence (And a new recipe!)

This is it! The last stop on our journey to Poland. While we had hoped to spend more time in Germany, it was not meant to be on this adventure. We did, however, enjoy a brief overnight in the beautiful city of Dresden.

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Until Next Time

Today is our last post from our Spanish adventures – for now. I know Spain will continue to call us back and I look forward, with great anticipation, to returning. As we mentioned last time Spain had a way of presenting exactly what we needed at every corner, and these last three days in Getaria, along Spain’s northern coast in the Basque region were no exception.

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Where’s the Beef?

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
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Galoucester

By Chef Dad (Mike)

Miss A turned eight at school last week.  At her school, the kids recognize summertime birthdays before they let out for the year, so each kid can have a little celebration.  Her birthday actually falls in July, but as regular readers of the blog know, we’re headed off on sabbatical in just a few short weeks, which means we’ve reached the end of second grade for our little girl, and sixth grade for our increasingly less little boy. Continue reading

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Perspectives

While the emperor ate his pancake bits, on the other side of the tracks, the peasants were tossing together cabbage and bacon.  Continue reading

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Blossoms are Blooming

We’ve mentioned before here and here how much we love visiting the Finger Lakes Wine Country in New York. The lakes, the wineries, the local food scene, the people, the community and well, everything. Continue reading