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The euro is tumbling again and analysts are talking about parity with the dollar – Business Insider

I have been saying this for quite a while now, if you have ever thought of traveling to Europe but felt the costs to vacation there were just too high.  Now may be the time to make those plans.  In fact it is quite possible to see parity between the dollar and the Euro which […]

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What does Heaven look like?

I am pretty sure it looks different to each of us, that is if you believe in Heaven.  I would imagine that what Heaven looks like is dictated by your own personal belief system.  For some perhaps it looks like big fluffy clouds with bright blue skies and for others maybe it looks a bit […]

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A Frank View, Part 2

Shortly after the arrest of the people in hiding, everything was removed from the Secret Annex.  When the hiding place became a museum years later, Otto Frank wanted the rooms to always remain unfurnished.  In order to show how the Secret Annex looked during the hiding period, small scale models have been made and are […]

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A Frank View, Part 1

If you have been reading my blog for a while you know that I have recently enjoyed a trip to Amsterdam.  If your new to this blog, you have some catching up to do, please look back at the archives, because you have missed much.  Don’t worry, you can catch up, we will wait for […]

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Part 1 ~ Icon’s of a City….Amsterdam

icon |ˈīˌkän| noun a painting of Jesus Christ or another holy figure, typically in a traditional style on wood, venerated and used as an aid to devotion in the Byzantine and other Eastern Churches. • a person or thing regarded as a representative symbol of something: this iron-jawed icon of American manhood. • Computing a symbol or graphic representation on a video display terminal of a program, option, or window, esp. one of several forselection. • Linguistics a sign whose form directly reflects the thing it signifies, for example, the word snarl pronounced in a snarling way.  ORIGIN mid 16th cent. (in […]

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Supper in Bed Anyone?

To me it’s a bit surprising that I don’t write about food, after all no matter where I go, I eat.  I am sure you do too.  So in the future, from time to time I am also going to be posting about some of my more memorable meals and restaurants that I’ve enjoyed and […]

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He ran to France and back, all before Breakfast

Is it possible to run from the Netherlands to France?  Oops, let me clarify one small thing.  Is it possible to run from the Netherlands’s Antilles to France?  And all before breakfast?  It depends on where you start of course! Yes it is possible if your on the Island of Saint. Maarten/Sint. Martin in the […]

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Amsterdam…..My View

Hot Damn, it’s Amsterdam  Do you dream of places around the World that you hope to one day visit?  Are those dreams made up of romantic ideas of far off, exotic places and people?  Mine are.  I dream of places around the world like, Prague, Dubrovnik, Greece, Australia etc. And for every dream I have, […]

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Debauchery and Red Lights

Debauchery and a few Red Lights  The colors of Amsterdam,  well Brown and Red that is I have written much of Amsterdam now and I have heard from a few of you regarding my obvious omissions regarding Amsterdam.  You have asked me, “When are you going to write about the Pot” and “I want to […]

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