Category Archives: Friend

More Reconnections …

On Wednesday the 11th I left Devinska and headed into Bratislava to catch a bus which would deliver me to the Vienna airport in under an hour.  I had made a dry run the day before and calculated the route … Continue reading

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More of Now …

Since my return from Hungary I have been on a continuous merry-go-round and it has been such fun.  The 91st Birthday celebrations were fabulous and last week, while heading out for a hike I fell upon a tourist information office … Continue reading

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Then & Now …

As previously mentioned, I have arrived. I am in Pitvaros, the ancestral area of my paternal grand-parents and less than 39 km. from my birthplace, Mako. In small villages in eastern Europe, hospitality is expressed with food. My cousin’s wife, … Continue reading

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Week-End in Vienna

Friday the 6th of February; with a short one hour train ride from Bratislava I am in Vienna.  Tram #18 from the Hauptbahnhof gets me to the Westbahnhof.   I exit on to Mariahilfenstrasse and the hostel where I will … Continue reading

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Saturday, a Wedding Day in Slovakia!

Saturday the 17th of January, I was invited to an honest to goodness knock ’em down country wedding in Ivanka, a town about half way between Bratislava and Senec, roughly 30 kilometers east of Bratislava.  On Thursday my host, Peter Dojcak went … Continue reading

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And now? Recovery Time!

Post Christmas is always a fun time for me; a time to reflect and enjoy, at a much slower pace, all the good times. Boxing Day breakfast included Panettone and a shot of Fundador, a great Spanish brandy. Mary, Susan … Continue reading

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Finally …

It is hard to believe that I have not come here to record some of the loveliest events that I have experienced since leaving Mexico on the 20th of December. I arrived at a most uncivilized hour at Newark airport … Continue reading

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And Back On Track …

A seventeen day break from the winter of Prince George to the mild spring-like weather of Vancouver was a very welcome change. Continue reading

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Happy Thought #56 – A Buddy

Buddies come in many forms: friends, angels, lovers, children … it does not matter who they are but we all need them and are grateful to have them in our lives. Continue reading

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