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New Blog Home

Welcome to my new blog home. I have moved my blog. The old location was http://europetravelogue.com/blog/. I’ve copied over the old posts and comments to this new blog. The reason I made the change is that I was having major … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day?

So, normally we’d be focused today on celebrating Mother’s Day, but a major storm last night changed the day’s focus. A large branch broke off a tree in our backyard last night and crashed into the garage.  It cracked the … Continue reading

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A Brand New Car!

We got a new car this week, a 2007 Toyota Prius.  It replaces my old Saturn, which we sold to Jenny’s brother in August, just before Douglas was born. We’ve just started figuring out all the neat tricks the car … Continue reading

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AB and GM Foods

Anheuser-Busch is threatening not to use any rice from my home state of Missouri in their beer if Missouri allows genetically-modified medicinal crops to be grown in the state.  My initial thought about this threat is that it’s probably misplaced.  … Continue reading

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New York Times on a St. Louis Roll

The New York Times has another good article about St. Louis.  It’s interesting, because it links St. Louis’s resurgence with sexual politics.  As the article rightly notes, the resurgence of many residential neighborhoods in St. Louis is led by homosexual … Continue reading

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Downtown St. Louis on the way back up

I’m a big supporter of city living as opposed to suburban life.  In St. Louis, where I live, the differences between the city and the county and beyond are huge, culturally and economically.  Fortunately, downtown is starting to comeback.  The … Continue reading

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Been a little too quiet

I haven’t posted much here lately.  In fact, it’s been since the day after the election and the day before I started a new job.  There’s been enough election analysis for anyone to consume, and I really have nothing to … Continue reading

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Funny, yet illegal, site about someone’s imagined life

I will never leave our digital camera card in a taxi.  Someone at Vanderbilt left a digital card in a taxi in New York, and the finder has decided to post every single one of the 227 pictures on the … Continue reading

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Memorial Service

My father-in-law’s memorial service was this morning at 11am.  It’s been five days since he passed away, and we’ve received an incredible outpouring of love, support, food, and flowers from friends and family.

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Sad Weekend

This is not how I wanted to inaugurate my blog, but this past weekend has been dominated by bad news. On Friday, May 21, my father-in-law, Ralph Dehne, passed away.

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