August 15, 2006 | Studly
Sheesh, it’s good to be back in the USA after all the airport problems in London.
We had a great time on our trip. Spent way too much money (the rate of exchange sucked for the dollar) and ate fantastic meals too many times each day. Studs and I didn’t gain weight, not only are we amazed but also very grateful. Those damned new pants of mine are tight enough!
Italy was hot. One day in Rome the temp topped 100F with a 96% humidity. What else can you do but suck down a few dynamite Italian beers to cool off?
Austria and Germany were a whole different thing when the temps dipped down into the mid 50s. I knew I should have brought at least one pair of slacks. We had rain almost daily, but we refused to let it stop us.
One serious mishap was American Airlines losing my suitcase with all the souvenirs for our kids and friends, not too mention Studs good camera and my completed work on the next three books.
On a really bright note – when I opened my emails there was a three book contract from Triskelion for the remaining books in the Magnificent Men of Munich series. Thank you my wonderful publisher and editors!!
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