Žlutá Tužka Maruška
Nov08

Žlutá Tužka Maruška

There were many awesome things that came from living in Prague. But definitely on the top of the list are the amazing people I met along the way and one in particular my precious Žlutá Tužka Maruška. I met Maruška only a few days after arriving in Prague. A colleague of mine, also an American expat, was having a party at his flat. It was the ideal opportunity to make friends and get to know people as a newcomer. Upon arriving I walked...

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Kick N Go for the 21st century!
Sep26

Kick N Go for the 21st century!

As a child my sister had a Kick N Go scooter. I don’t know whatever happened to it because it was a really cool scooter that required very little effort to keep your momentum. In any case, having moved into a new office space downtown near the seaport I found myself no longer having to take the dreaded subway to work any longer. The train station was close enough that I could walk in about 13 minutes from the station to my...

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The life of an Ambassador
Sep02

The life of an Ambassador

Yes I know, I have been incredibly dormant with my posting. I blame it on my sister who told me my photos were too big and she forced me to learn how to re-size them. So it is all her fault! I have much to catch up on as the last few months have been jam packed with a lot of adventure. It is a challenge to figure out where to begin so I figured I would start with the most recent experience. I should start with what made this past...

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Early Spring
Mar09

Early Spring

Yesterday was a tease, a true tease for us winter weary northerners. With temperatures reaching close to 60 degrees Mother Nature smiled upon us and granted us one day of reprieve from what has been a grueling winter. Even through Mario had to work I was not about to waste the day indoors watching another episode of Little House of the Prairie (a future post on this) so I grabbed my sun glasses, donned my spring jacket and headed into...

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Sip
Jan29

Sip

Last night I wound up at Sip Wine Bar to say goodbye to an ex-colleague who has taken a new job in NYC. Ironically, she is moving to the same neighborhood just a couple streets away from where I lived in Astoria. I gave her some tips on the neighborhood and some suggestions for living and playing in NYC. I walked by Sip many times and it was on my list of places to go. I had a nice red wine blend from France and started with the white...

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