Monthly Archives: July 2014

All jazzed up

Summer night in Berlin 1939. Long shadows are creeping up the walls and the linden trees are in full bloom, scenting the air with sugar and spice. From behind a boarded up window comes the plaintive wail of a saxophone, … Continue reading

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In the company of Dickens

One of my most comfortable sleeps happened in a barn. It was the height of summer, and with high school just behind me, I buckled up my backpack for a two-week hike-and-camp with the gang in the Carpathians. The air … Continue reading

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