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Week Seventy-One

This weekend Jason and I were able to travel to Vienna, Austria without the kids thanks to Pop & NéeNée who watched them while we got out of town. Vienna is a city that neither Jason nor I had been … Continue reading

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Week Seventy

This week Pop & NéeNée have come to visit from Texas.  Once they arrived it was non-stop immersion into our lives here in Brussels.  They visited the kids school, went with us for a picnic in the forest with friends, … Continue reading

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Week Sixty-Nine Part Two

I’m likin’ Laeken Ok. I admit. I have stayed out of Laeken for the most part. It is an integral part of Brussels but I haven’t made my way over there. The crime rate is high. A dude was murdered … Continue reading

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Week Sixty-Nine

Week Sixty-Nine-ish kinda. More like, what snapshots can I find on my iPhone? Let’s see! Lately Lily is into drawing all her favorite stories.  Here is Rapunzel. Zane is still into being naked and DESTROYING the living room/dining room at … Continue reading

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Week Sixty-Eight

Jason had been gone all week on a business trip to Prague, Czech Republic so the kids and I decided to join him to check out the city. I have always heard people tell me that Prague “is beautiful”. I … Continue reading

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Feeling Homesick

“Do you know anyone there?”, has been a popular question posed to me this morning. “Do you know anyone in that town that blew up?” What is hard to explain to those not from Texas is that you don’t have … Continue reading

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Why is there a wound?

Essay link: The Band Aid Rip A recent blog entry post has been circling the interwebs and I have seen it forwarded on and on through my different sets of expat circles and communities. The author speaks about how the … Continue reading

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Week Sixty-seven

We departed Brussels as a new blanket of snow had fallen over the city and spent all last week soaking up some Tuscan sun. Ok, well the first few days we didn’t because it was cold and cloudy. But we … Continue reading

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Week Sixty-Five

Jason and I got to set off for two and a half days FULL of Rome sightseeing thanks to Nana who has come to stay with us. While she watched Z&L, we hopped on a plane south in search for … Continue reading

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Week Sixty-Three

One of my many New Year’s Resolutions was to get out and explore more of Brussels proper, to learn the history and get dirty with the sights. This past week I decided to head to The Coudenberg Museum located in … Continue reading

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