Daily Archives: July 10, 2011

A Boomer’s Guide to Retirement

So, here we are, up on “The Mountain”, free at last from the burden of a 40 plus hour work week and that long skinny parking lot known as I-4, up where the air is clear, the birds are singing, … Continue reading

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10 Things I didn’t know about Kiev

OK, everybody knows what Kiev is famous for, right?  What…no?  Well, let me help you.  For food, think delicious borscht (a meaty soup), yummy veriniki  (dumplings) and chicken Kiev.  For architecture, think heavenly golden onion domes piercing a robin’s egg … Continue reading

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Night Train From Lviv

It’s almost midnight and I’m hurtling through the darkness somewhere in western Galicia (east of Budapest, north of Transylvania) by rail.  I started my journey in Lviv’s magnificent station 9 hours ago but it feels like I’ve been on a … Continue reading

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