Tag Archives: haircut

A Muslim with a razor at my throat

I have never allowed anyone to shave me. It always seemed like an unnecessary expense and I doubted anyone could give me as clean a shave as I could myself. But this week, I decided to get a shave with … Continue reading

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Exploring once again

Yesterday, we finished the second newsletter, most of which I handled. Sent it out to about 950 Western expats here. Now it’s time to explore. Goodies, the restaurant,  is a focal point for many Western expats here. A lot of … Continue reading

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Winding down in Vodice

Only two more days before I get on the bus to Zagreb and then the plane to Rome. Definitely getting amped. Yesterday, Visjna brought me a piece of her homemade pumpkin pie, complete with whipped cream. Yum! Tonight, I’m treating … Continue reading

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