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Map of My 2010 Tour of Poland

Today I began work on a map of my 2010 tour of Poland. You can see that map here: https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=zf-Bw1ukhngc.kjCrn7mPDsEA. On the map are links to some of the pictures I took as well as many of the cities we … Continue reading

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Bloodlands

Tuesday I finished reading maybe the best book I’ve read in a long time. And, Tuesday I finished reading what may be the worst book I’ve read in a long time. The best and the worst. Finished reading on the … Continue reading

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I miss my Polish friend

Today I write to say goodbye to a friend who I have never met in person. Yet we talked for an hour via Skype nearly every week for the past two-and-a-half years. Back in early 2011, I was struggling to … Continue reading

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Wesołych Świąt Bożego Narodzenia

The last few weeks have been busy as I prepared for Christmas. But now that Christmas has arrived, I have a few minutes. I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. I’ll be back writing more soon.

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S. + P. Moja Kuzynka Sonja

I will take a break in posting pictures of my most recent trip to Poland to tell you a bit about my previous (and first) trip, and one of the extraordinary people who was on that trip, my cousin Sonja. … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Living in the Past

Day 12 began innocently enough, with breakfast at our hotel. We had to wait a while for our breakfast and during that wait we commented on the hotel and its “staff.” No one ever seems to be smiling. It seems … Continue reading

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Day 3

Where to begin? Well, I may as well start at the beginning. As you may surmise, my day started out with breakfast, sniadanie…. But nothing simple, a wonderful vegetable salad containing leeks, cork, onions, celery, leeks, mayo, and other secret … Continue reading

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It’s time to begin another amazing journey

In a few hours, I will be on my way–first to Chicago, then to Gdańsk by way of Warszawa.  It will be a long day of travel, but in about 24 hours, it will be just past noon in Poland, and … Continue reading

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In Only Ten Short Days….

I will be in Poland! I am wildly excited about it. Another “trip of a lifetime” after last year’s trip with the same accolade. So at the moment, i am somewhat busy getting ready. To some extent, this trip will … Continue reading

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Kuchnia Polska

Kuchnia Polska means Polish Food or Polish Cuisine. I was reading one of several Polish themed blogs and websites and came upon an interesting article on Polish food. You can read the article here if you’d like:  http://www.tastingpoland.com/food/list_of_polish_food.html. Of most … Continue reading

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