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Day 3 in Stratford and our first play: The Front Page

On our third day in Stratford, we started out with breakfast with my long time colleague and friend who lives in the neighboring community of Highland Park, where all four of our grandchildren live, and managed to make the connection … Continue reading

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Day Two of Stratford, BYOF

Bring Your Own Flyswatter. Culture shock can take many different forms. Sometimes you almost hate yourself for it. Over the years, we have noticed that despite the many similarities between Stratford, Ontario, and the U.S., there are some areas where … Continue reading

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Day Eleven in Wittenberg

Despite the lack of air conditioning, we slept like the ‘proverbial baby.’ It was a warm day, followed by a warm evening, and we left the windows wide open. Strangely, this was the first time I did not feel as … Continue reading

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Day Two: Heidelberg and Schwäbisch Hall

Once we finally arrived in Frankfurt, we gathered our forces, reconnected with all of the people of the group (some had arrived earlier), and met Silvia, our bus driver, who took us in the direction of Heidelberg. Not all of … Continue reading

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ORD to PDX: Our quick trip to Portland, Oregon

It is after 1:00 PM and it is still below zero, minus four, to be exact. It was in the double digits during the night, I am guessing somewhere around twenty below. It is hard to believe that it will … Continue reading

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