Lame.  I have been so lame this week, not writing until now!  Sorry about that.  But as a little send-off into the weekend, here’s a piece from my “street art” (also known as ‘graffiti’) collection.  This image comes from Bergamo, Italy.  (Pretend it’s me waving goodbye as we leave the work-week behind us ; )…

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I spent this past weekend in Hamburg, the economically-powerful port town on the northern tip of Germany.  The weather was horrible – constantly gray with intermittent rain showers and what felt like 50mph winds.  Lovely.  Nevertheless, I was out with my camera. Here’s my Visual Top 10 – not the most beautiful things, but the…

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Mon amour et moi spent this past weekend in Belgium.  We adore Belgium.  Although also part of the Euro Zone, it’s blessedly cheaper than France.  And it doesn’t hurt that locals are friendlier (sorry, but it’s true..).  We also appreciate the traditional Dutch architecture.  One thing I noticed, though, was how much of an outdoor…

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