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President Obama’s “Pretty Please” Foreign Policy

Pretty Please is a sweeter or kinder way to say APPEASEMENT. The word no President wants linked to their administration when it comes to foreign policy. I must admit that when I heard this from Mitt Romney, I could not help but … Continue reading

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Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial: A Profound Feeling

As Matt, D and I headed back to Paris from Pointe Du Hoc and Omaha Beach, we made a stop at the American Cemetery.  This memorial contained the tombstones of the United States servicemen and women whose remains were laid … Continue reading

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Paragliding: Stepping out of the Box

It was night time when a friend I came across in Austria known as the King of Salzburg, or V, mentioned that he was going to do a tandem flight on the next day that I got to thinking, “What … Continue reading

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Gent, Belgium: All to Ourselves

Leaving Brugge on the way back to Brussels, my friend and I stopped at Gent, which is a 30 minute train ride from Brugge.  We got there after 5 p.m. and everything was closed—museums, castles, churches— so it gave us … Continue reading

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Brugge: A Misty Day

Brugge is a medieval city in northern Belgium, in the Flemish section of the country. I consider it Europe’s hidden medieval gem, if ancient history/architecture peaks your interest. Dutch is the main language spoken, although French is also regularly spoken … Continue reading

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The French Open Strikes Again!

Let’s go back to 1984. A young left-handed American player named John McEnroe took the ATP tour by storm. He would embark on a journey not seen in the Open Era and run off 42 consecutive victories en route to … Continue reading

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Another French Open Disappointment for Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova, former tennis world no. 1 and a 3-time Grand Slam Champion, sought her maiden French Open title in 2011. The Russian tennis star, who combined a powerful serve with a strong two handed backhand, and a good forehand … Continue reading

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