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Tignes Ski Trip

Photoset on Flickr  My thanks to Lynn for graciously typing this post as I dictate.  We have just come back from a week long vacation to Tignes, France and unfortunately I returned with the use of only one hand.  But we’ll get to that…. Overall it was a fantastic trip, Read more…

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Travel Blog

Hi everyone, As I have admin rights to this weblog, I am shamelessly going to use them to bring you the following newsflash: as an example of a modern independent woman I have created my own travel blog. So go check it out at http://thetravelingbelgian.blogspot.com Happy reading! PS: next weekend we’ll be Read more…

By Ann, ago
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Baby News

Another baby was born in New Jersey. Congratulations to our friends Ryan and Amy, proud parents of Natalie Ava Warren. She is soo cute and small. Smaller than me! 😉 I am looking forward to babysitting her.  Her pictures can be found on flicker: http://www.flickr.com/photos/warrenpics

By Ann, ago
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Surreal Bed Conversations

I just need to share some of the surreal conversations Brian and I have had in bed: Conversation 1 (many years ago, early morning): Ann: “Brian, are you awake?” Brian: “It’s okay, I’ve transferred the data from the database.” Ann: “???” (apparently I didn’t get the joke) Conversation 2 (in Read more…

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Dutch Humor

So our Dutch colleagues don’t have the best sense of humor…as Brian and I experienced yesterday on his 30th birthday party. While Brian was touring vodka factories and Mc Donald’s in Russia, I spent most of the week thinking what I could do for his 30th birthday. As our work Read more…

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MA Picnic

So yesterday the American Studies students got together to finally celebrate the end of the program. Of course we did this in style with an all American picnic in the Bois de la Cambre, the Central Park of Brussels. There were frisbees zooming over our heads (by surprise nobody got Read more…

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No more trips to Brussels

I’m finally done. After my film noir exam today I got on the international train from Brussels for the last time. I’ve been on that train twice a week since last September! No more delays. No more screaming kids. No more Morroccans proclaiming that all Belgian women are beautiful. And Read more…

By Ann, ago