September 2011

The Last (and First) Days of Summer by Lauren

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Sun.  Warmth. Shining. Summer.  This weekend was glorious.  At the end of September.  Amsterdam, if only you were like this all the time.  I would love you more, I really would. I remember visiting Syracuse University as a Senior in High School.  It was one of those spring orientations.  It was about 60 degrees and [...]

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Four Days in Budapest, by Lauren

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Summer in Amsterdam and London has been soggy and cold this year, the coldest in 20 years. In fact, I think the summer actually peaked with a beautiful weekend in April. Yep, April.  The thermometer dared to reach past 67 and the sun hid behind clouds, peeking out to give us a sliver of hope that [...]

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Budapest Girls Weekend by Lauren

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Every few months or so I feel a restlessness in my bones. As I get older I thought this feeling might go away or “settle down”. But it hasn’t and so I’ve surrendered to the fact that I’ll always have the travel bug. The notion that every now and then I’ve got to get the [...]

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