An American in Europe after the Paris attacks

This post was written on November 25, 2015, while I was on a train from Venice to Munich. I just never got around to publishing it until now. Thanks for your patience. — “Did you hear about the Italian girl who died in the Paris attacks?” Anthony asked us, his eyes glossy. When we told…

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Recording the news, becoming part of history

I’ve struggled with what to write today. I’m on my first day back from a weekend in Key West and I’m busy, busy catching up with work and I couldn’t wait to blog about my recent trips. But we don’t always get to choose when newsΒ is going toΒ happen. It doesn’t matter if I don’tΒ have time…

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