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Open your heart’s window
see on the horizon
my deep affection
floating before the sun
covering its face
to protect you from harm
it can be bruised and burned… 43 more words



It’s funny
how you slip in
along the side lines
on days that don’t deliver
that don’t distract.

It’s strange
how you pull me
from the pit falls… 87 more words


Groningen, Paris, & Amsterdam Too!

Guess who came to visit?

If you guessed Shane’s family, then you guessed Wright!

My almost in-laws and nephew (6 more weeks! – not that anyone is counting) made the trek from southwest Virginia to spend 10 days in Europe with Shane, Meatball and me. 1,354 more words


Another referendum to quit the EU? Dutch petition for "Netherlands Exit or Nexit" referendum

Populist leader Geert Wilders has labelled the EU a ‘failed project’Credit: Geoff Pugh


Dutch campaigners have gathered more than 56,000 signatures on a petition calling for The Netherlands to hold a referendum on whether to leave the EU, in the wake of the Brexit bombshell. 250 more words

Revolting: European Union Founding Members Meet in Berlin Over UK Vote to Leave -- Promise to end "crude incitement" like British people showed

The Associated Press

EU — Foreign Ministers from EU’s founding six, June 25, 2016. Credit AP by Markus Schreiber. From left to right, Didier Reynders from Belgium, Frank-Walter Steinmeier from Germany, Paolo Gentiloni from Italy, Jean Asselborn from Luxembourg, Jean-Marc Ayrault from France and Bert Koenders from the Netherlands, walk through the park of the Foreign Ministry’s guest house Villa Borsig during a meeting to talk about Brexit in Berlin, Saturday, June 25, 2016. 635 more words

"No To Brexit" -- Germany's Merkel stresses she hopes Britain will stay in EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stressed she hopes that Britain will vote to remain in the European Union in a June 23 referendum

June 10, 2016, at 11:15 a.m. 447 more words

Happy 2 Year Netherversary!

Hi all!

Just a quick post to say Happy 2 year Netherlands anniversary to us! This past Friday marked the occasion, and what a better way to celebrate than to do a little exploring in Groningen. 338 more words

Life In Groningen