A Visit from the Policija and Komplikacije (Complications)

April 5, 2018 I interrupt this series of posts to announce we have just had our first official visit from the Croatian policija.  Yes, you heard right. We were woken up early this morning with a knock on our door from our landlord Edvard.  Since we were still in bed because we both had insomnia …

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Searching for a Home in Croatia

    As we walked along the cobblestone sidewalks of Rome, I became obsessed with the massive and unique doors that faced the centuries-old streets. Some were brown and heavy with brass knockers; some were heavy black iron; some painted, peeling, and solid, while some were newly varnished and clean. One thing that they all …

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Crossing the Bridge to a New Adventure

By Cindy Gelpi Few things affect a person’s outlook on life more than the death of someone they love. Watching a family member suffer through a long illness or the sudden death of a friend  destroy our perception that there is time to do all the things we want to accomplish in our short lives. …

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