I realized that all of those thoughts flashed through my brain in literally about a second.
To state the patently obvious, it’s terribly racist in this day and age for a white person to dress up in blackface and play a comic character.
Il y a trente ans je parlais français courament. That means (I think) that thirty years ago I spoke French fluently. Clearly I don’t anymore, and that’s extremely frustrating. I’ve … Continue reading
I went to see the King and Queen today. I did it partly for the enjoyment of being able to say to my family “I’m going into town to see … Continue reading
Now that I’ve gotten your attention (and possibly gotten your hackles up), let me explain. I went to a soccer game yesterday. This was the second sporting event I’ve attended … Continue reading
I am an expatriate: an American citizen, now living in the Netherlands. But I’m not entirely comfortable with the putting myself in that category: “expatriate.” When I first heard the … Continue reading
What is it that we like about travel? I think people would give a variety of answers. Here are a few that come to mind. Experiencing different cultures and ways … Continue reading
Queen’s Day (Koninginnedag in Dutch) is an annual celebration in the Netherlands of Queen Beatrix’s birthday. But it isn’t on her birthday; it’s on her mother, Queen Juliana’s, birthday, April … Continue reading
When I first moved to Holland there were a lot of little things I noticed that were different than at home. Nothing of importance, so I just noticed and moved … Continue reading