Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

Grabovac, Plitvice Lakes, and a novel During the week 18-24 October 2023 Patrice and I visited Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes region to 1). take a one-week vacation and 2) to ‘ground truth’ a chase scene which concludes my fifth novel, Resurrection.  Sixteen Lakes, the...
Writing in France

Writing in France

My part of Burgundy (Côte-d’Or)  is a  landscape of ‘manicured’ rolling hills. The French farmers are meticulous, the crop rows straight ( three harvests a season),  the  hillsides dotted with white (charolais) cattle, occasionally a ...
Leaving Rovinj

Leaving Rovinj

Departing Istria,  14 April 2014 We are leaving the Istria Peninsula this week-end after a six-month stay. On the apartment floor is a mailing box, Hrvatska posta, Extra Large. We over-packed and are mailing things back to America before we leave for Germany.  Patrice...
An EU Visa

An EU Visa

So this redneck and Central European Jew get married… Patrice and I will spend the spring, summer and fall in Germany. We will require a long-term visa. Patrice anticipates the outcome darkly; I optimistically. European Union visa rules interpret...
Istria, January 2014

Istria, January 2014

Bihac, Bosnia-Herzogovina Last week Patrice and I went to Bihac, Bosnia-Herzegovina for our ninth wedding anniversary. Driving from Bihac to Velika Kladusia (border town between Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina) one encounters roadside memorials commemorating WWII...