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New Story at Prime Number Magazine

Sweet readers. I know all of you aren’t Russian and Chinese spambots. Over the last few days, you’ve sent me 10,000 hits a day. I hope you’ve had a laugh. Maybe you’ve learned something? I’m not really here to teach you anything (that’s my day job), but I do hope to keep your eyes open, […]

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A Rainy Day in Ljubljana

The Ljubljanica River running through Ljubljana, SloveniaI hear you. Ljubljana? Is that even a word? What’s with those Js? you ask. Now, don’t starting whining about not being able to pronounce it. It’s pronounced just like it looks–as long as you know the Js are pronounced like Ys. But just between you, me and the […]

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Salz Welten at Altausee — Not for the Claustrophobic

Have you ever been in a salt mine? Did you (also) lick the walls? We’re on our way back from Graz (Austria) and driving through the Salzkammergut when I turn to Herbert the Loquacious Lard Maker and say, “We should see a salt mine while we’re here.” And he says, “Are there salt mines here?” […]

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Neusiedler See — The Biggest Wading Pool in Europe

Did you know Neusiedler See (Lake Neusiedl) is only a bit over one meter deep? Wait. You didn’t know there was a big–yet famously shallow–lake in Austria on the border to Hungary, did you? Nor did you know it’s the largest lake in Austria or that the fancy scientific name for it is an endorheic […]

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Thanks a Million!!

I Must Be Off! surpassed the one-million hits mark today. There was a fireworks display in Munich to celebrate this auspicious day. Did you see it? Some aliens told me they could see it from, well, space and that the Roman candles were the prettiest but the Bengal fire was impressive too. They didn’t see, […]

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How I Travel — A Mother’s Day Recap

In celebration of Mother’s Day, here’s a trip I took with my mother and father a few years ago. We had a great time together. Thank you, Mama and Daddy, for showing me our country and for being so excited about it. Your enthusiasm for the landscape, the history and the natural wonders of our […]

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Expat Author Interview with Regina Landor

Regina Landor, originally from Ohio, has worked with aid organizations in Romania, Serbia and now Bangladesh, where she co-founded the organization Thrive to bring lunches to children in the slums. Her story — and her life devoted to helping others — is inspiring. Her book Forever Traveling Home is available from Amazon. ______________________________________ IMBO: Regina, […]

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