This year, I am fortunate to be able to celebrate my older brother Sweetums' birthday. Tonight is my last night in Europe, and a family celebration is the perfect way to cap off a European trip which has encompassed Thanksgiving and two birthdays. The trip has also encompassed two of the ancestral homelands of the family... it's been all about roots and relatives. Happy birthday, Sweetums, and thanks for the hospitality!
Tomorrow, Sweetums and I will head out, he to the office and I to the airport. I have a flight to JFK leaving in the ten o'clock hour. It's been a lovely time in the Old World, but reality will soon be hitting home.