Monthly Archives: October 2011

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I’m ready…

Am getting ready for tonight’s World Series game. I got a glass beside my apricot liquor. I got my popcorn ready to pop into the microwave. I have my jar of antacids beside me. I have earmuffs for the dogs. … Continue reading

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Sheet Set Debacle

I admit it. If I have to shop, I go for the bargain. I found a sheet set that looked really good, matched the bedspread, had a high thread count, and was relatively cheap. Ok, so I bought it. Cheap … Continue reading

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Tales from the River – Traveling, Oct 14, 2011

Oh, my gosh! We were up over 24 hours getting from Budapest to DFW! Yes, we both took minor naps on the plane but, believe me, they weren’t long enough! And there are NO pictures taken today. You wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Tales from the River – Budapest, Hungary, Oct 13, 2011

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The Parliament House Close-up of the beautiful building, right on the Danube Chain Bridge, the oldest bridge still standing, has become a symbol of Hungarian liberty. Our morning of cruising down the Danube Crossing the Danube, taken from the bus … Continue reading

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Tales from the River – Budapest, Hungary, Oct 13, 2011

Barging down the Danube toward Budapest! By the way, it is pronounced Boo-da-pesht here in Europe. I am really going to have to think about how I pronounce words when I get home! We’ve been listening to Europeans speak English … Continue reading

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Tales from the River – Vienna, Austria, Oct 12, 2011

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A glass of wine before the concert A small venue but the sounds were enormous! Snippet of the female opera singer Snippet of the Male Opera Singer   A wonderful finale!   The whole entourage on stage after the finale … Continue reading

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Tales from the River – Vienna, Austria, Oct 12, 2011

I walked so much yesterday that I pulled something in my left foot, I think. I felt bad missing the tour of Shonbrun Castle today but I don’t want to miss Budapest so I stayed on the barge today and … Continue reading