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“Keep on Swimming…”

Man, it’s been almost 3 months since I’ve written anything!  This summer, it seemed like everyday something new was happening and it took full concentration just to acclimmate and keep my head.  In short, I left my job, visited a … Continue reading

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Noticing The Small Things

While tending to the few minor needs of the garden this morning, I was forced to stop and admire minute details that often by-pass me during the week. Things like the intense color of flowers and the unique patterns they utilize to … Continue reading

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The Wisdom to Know The Difference

It’s 10:30 pm and Hubs is already sleeping while I’ll probably be awake until midnight or so.  My day starts at about 6:30/7:00am while he wakes at 8:00/8:30.  I’m usually annoyed by the sun streaming around our black-out curtains (purchased … Continue reading

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What’s Eating ABahInAustria?!

It’s been about 5 months, practically the entire winter, since my last post.  Life’s kind of like a swan right now, everything’s picture-perfect on the surface with a lot of frantic paddling beneath. Recently, I earned the C1 certificate in … Continue reading

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What is it about fear?

Have you ever had a moment of panic completely wipe your brain dry but a moment of success empower you?  Today, the both of these things happened to me but here’s a little background first… Having just moved to a … Continue reading

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Eat, Essen, Mangi, Mangez, Coma – However you say it, winter is the time to do it!

True winter is upon us here in Austria and I have discovered the meaning of real cold.  With temperatures stagnating in the negative digits and snow bathing the landscape in a blanket of white, it’s been difficult for me to … Continue reading

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Still Not Unpacked…

Hey y’all, HAPPY 2013!!  I’m so happy today that nothing seems to be able to bring me out of my space (that is not a dare Life, just an observation of gratitude!).  I’d intended to fill y’all in about my … Continue reading

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If It Ain’ Broke, Don’t Try To Fix It!

Here’s a funny story about when being a domestic goddess is thwarted by stupidity.  I can just hear my gran (a true goddess of the household), “If it ain’ broke, don’t try to fix it!” I received a bounty of … Continue reading

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A Year and Counting

Gosh, it’s almost been a whole year since I moved to Vienna! P (my American compatriot) and I were conversing about our self-inflicted exiles and she asked me if there was one thing I could have prepared better for, what … Continue reading

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