Category Archives: Memories

Being There

Sleepless musings of a wandering heart…   They were going to a ball, but I did not know it. I had come from a ball, but they did not know it. St. Stephan’s Square was filled with a train of … Continue reading

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The Return

I have often found that a good deed, when done in pursuit of a reward, rings hollow in the end no matter how well we may be compensated.  There is nothing wrong with accepting praise, fame or wealth for a … Continue reading

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Strangers on a Train

Across from me nods a blue beanie, eyes shut on the face below.  A day’s growth of stubble has been allowed to poke out, take a breath and feel the crisp air, catch the subtle winds of autumn while providing … Continue reading

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Dining à la Garibaldi

Before 1990, if you had asked me who Giuseppe Garibaldi was, I probably would have guessed that he had something to do with Garibaldi’s Pizza, the best local pizza joint in Memphis, TN.  It was not until the sixth grade … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Missed About North America

Whenever people find out that I’m living in Europe for two years, the first question (after a perplexed ‘Why?’) is whether I feel homesick.  For Slovenes especially, the idea of being away from home for an extended period of time … Continue reading

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How To Eat Fried Worms

Goals are a funny thing.  It seems like we’re never finished with one than we find ourselves another.  And that’s not a bad thing by any means.  To quote Hudson Hawk, just one of many of my favourite movies that … Continue reading

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Ljubljana Bound: A Days-Long Journey Into Night

I have talked of my adventures in foreign lands and told of my impressions of their people.  I have documented the days and weeks and reflected here on the things that I have seen and experienced.  I have even described … Continue reading

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