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Lessons Learned the Hard Way!

Can we have our cake and eat it too? Recalling my student days in Heidelberg, I recall wearing skinny pointy-toed high heels with my slim pencil skirts. In the Heidelberg winter months, I wore rain coats, carried an umbrella in … Continue reading

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Walk a Mile in my Birks

There is an ongoing joke in my family because I have worn Birkenstock sandals since my university days in Heidelberg, Germany. The joke goes that I am the only one my family knows who wears them year-round including during our … Continue reading

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