A Curmudgeon Back Home

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A Curmudgeon Back Home
Enthusiastically jaded observations and occasional rants by an expatriate.
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  • All Quiet on the Lithuanian Front 2 days ago The struggle faced by most Lithuanians as they try to eke out a living in this impoverished countrySometimes, no news is good news. And so, with nothing of note to report on the Kaminoge home front, here are a few photos from the past week in Vilnius...On Wednesday I took part in a walking tour of...
  • Weekend update 1 week ago This breaking news just in - Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead...Showing off a blueberry milkshake-stained tongue at Drama BurgerToday is August 15, the day of the Assumption of Mary. Not being a Catholic (not being much of a Christian anything), the significance of the occasion is...
  • Spitting from the window, Trečioji dalis 1 week ago A glimpse of the sunset over the Baltic SeaSaturday morning, on our last full day on the Curonian Spit, started off with rain...again. The main reason for traveling there from Vilnius in the first place was to take advantage of the sea and the sun before Lithuania's brief summer came to an end, but...
  • Spitting from the window, Antra dalis 2 weeks ago Girls at the edge of the duneThe Parnidis Dune (Parnidžio kopos), at 52 meters (171 feet) above sea level, looms over the southern end of Nida, and is the only remaining free-drifting dune on the Curonian Spit. My daughter and I had already trudged along the eastern side of it the previous day,...
  • Spitting from the window, Pirma dalis 2 weeks ago Wood crosses in a church cemetery on the Curonian SpitBeing relatively new to Lithuania (only three months), we're often warned that winters here will be cold, dark and dreary (Vilnius allegedly only has 70 clear, sunny days a year), and that it would be best to fly to a sunny locale for some rest...

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Fredfong
09:30 AM January 27, 2015

excellent insight....

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