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I’m writing this in the air somewhere between Seattle and Amsterdam. I finished reading Life of Pi within the first hour of the flight and am seriously regretting packing my newest book — The Emperor of All Maladies — away in my checked baggage. Even worse, the entertainment system is malfunctioning for the entire airplane. …

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Pacific Northwest Bound

We’re making the long trek to Seattle today, with a stopover in Amsterdam before the 11-hour flight to Seatac. It’s hard to believe it’s already been more than a year since I’ve been home and seen my family! I’m looking forward to some slightly warmer temperatures (hey, anything above freezing sounds pretty good to me), …

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Western Mass

After several days in New York, it was time to move on to the whole point of our trip to the US in the first place: the wedding of a good friend of mine.  Lucky for us, she decided to get married in her parent’s gorgeous garden in Western Massachusetts (here’s a post and some photos …

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New York, New York

We’ve been back in Germany for about a week now and life is full-speed ahead.  I’ll spare you the details, but rest assured that I am not doing such an awesome job of balancing it all.  Ah well.  We did have an amazing time, however, back in the US — first in NYC and then …

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And we’re off! To some of our favorite places to see some of our favorite people, eating at some of our favorite restaurants and running in our favorite parks. It’s highly unlikely that I’ll be blogging in the next while, but if you’re interested in our adventures, I will certainly be tweeting and instagraming along …

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