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100 Days of Joy

Destinations, England, Europe, Journal

People Watching

August 3, 2014

There is something fun about sitting on a bench and watching people go by. Dennis and I went to Regent’s Park to just walk around and people watch.

The park itself is huge and absolutely beautiful. There is an “outer circle” and “inner circle” that offer a variety in scenery such as rose gardens, water canals, paddle boats, canopies of trees, an open air theater, and even big soccer [or ultimate frisbee] fields.

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Destinations, England, Europe, Journal

Art Appreciation

August 2, 2014

I’m not much of an artist… I used to do a lot of crafting, which I suppose is an art form, but I have never really been a gifted painter or sketch artist. I don’t know much about identifying is a work of art is “good or bad” or what makes a “masterpiece” so magnificent.

I know I personally am drawn more to certain styles of art and have certain pieces that appeal more to my taste [in fact, I actually really like a lot of more modern styles], but whether or not that art is “good” according to true standards–I couldn’t tell ya.

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Destinations, England, Europe, Journal

Toykio

July 31, 2014

Before our flight took off yesterday, we stopped at a coffee shop in Dusseldorf named Toykio.

Dennis has become a master at finding the best local coffee shops, and this one was definitely a winner.

It has this urban/Japanese influence that made it super unique. They played old school R&B music and it was decorated in a sort of anime-esque vibe.

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Destinations, Europe, Germany, Journal

Local Cuisine: Frankfurt Germany

July 27, 2014

For six years I didn’t eat meat.

Well…not real meat [I only ate chicken and turkey]. There was lots going on there that I won’t get into now, but long story short, I eat meat now!

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I’m willing to try most things [besides octopus–just not my thing], so as we decided to go out and get an “authentic German dinner” tonight, I figured it would have something to do with sausage and sauerkraut.

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