Mr. Grumpy Pants

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H₂Oh No

Another year slipped by like a Northern Pike headed down the danube. A lot of things happened. Too many to review. Today I’ll write, again, about water. Vienna’s water supply is world famously clean. It comes straight from the Alps and doesn’t need any treatment at all. No chlorine, no filtration. You can read more about it in this offical Vienna water flyer. Yes, I read municipal water reports. Don’t judge.

Going Viral

Summer vacation was a three-part trip. First was Long Island to celebrate Marty’s 80th birthday. Second was Vermont to join Rosie and Zach’s wedding. Then Portugal, with #friends4life Schwartzberg clan. Coronavirus made it bumpy. The guest list for Marty’s birthday was shorter than planned. A particularly important guest, Alison, tested positive and spent the week feeling crappy, at the Stony Brook holiday Inn Express. It was a great party but not the same without her.

More than 20 Questions

Last week we took an American style road trip (🚙) through the Czech Republic. Originally we were thinking about Holland. Also Norway. But we procrastinated and airfares went up. So we decided to drive North. On the road 🔗Like other vacations, this one started by dropping Leo (🐶) at his second home - a beautiful kennel ranch outside of Linz. Here’s an aerial view: Nice place right? Leo agrees. He’s very waggy about it.