Commodore Goodness

When I was ten I got my very first computer system, the Commodore 64. Talk about greatness. I had the thin version that did the exact same think as the thick one, but looked so much better doing it than the original fat 64. I really just used it for games at the time. You…

Warsaw, The Polish Capital

The only other time that I can remember visiting Warsaw was back in 1994, the day my family flew out of Poland for the unknown life in Los Angeles. But that would never count as actually visiting Warsaw so I was happy to have a day to spend walking around our nation’s capital. We started…

A Polish Wedding

The reason the last couple of posts are from Warsaw is my very first Polish wedding since my return to Poland. Karolina was invited by her friend Julia, and I was invited as Karolina’s arm candy. I played the part fine…for a while, because as it turns out you shouldn’t mix champagne, red wine, and…

Life Made of Chocolate

Well before Forest Gump described life as a box of chocolates, one Polish family’s life literally was made of chocolate. Karol Ernest Wedel is the creator of most famous Polish chocolate, and 150 years later the brand still uses his handwritten signature as its logo. The signature is of course backwards as this photo was…