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Discover the richness of life

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As I turned the timeworn page, it swept over me– An awareness of how precious and short life really is. ⛪️ In a region of fertile vineyards and quaint villages known as Burgenland, my husband, dad, and I shared 16 days in archives and parishes searching the records that kept the history of the births, […]

Regaining Perspective On Life

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✨👠 In folklore, shoes often symbolize transformation. From glass or ruby slippers to boots or a pair of flea skin shoes, the true magic is not found in the materials, but in the inner journey of the wearer. 🚢 In the early 1900s, many Western Europeans wore shoes with soles held together by tiny wooden […]

Magical Shoes

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Walking through the little village museum, I felt transported in time. 🚪 While traveling through the lush green vineyards of Burgenland, we visited a local museum that portrayed what a small village would have looked like at the time my ancestors were there. It showcased artifacts and histories of the local people as if we […]

A Visit to Dorfmuseum Mönchhof

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A world of possibilities often looks like a blank canvas. ✨ It takes courage to step out of the soft, comforting hay of our nests, to take flight into the unknown. To chart our own destination. ✨ We may wonder if we were meant for such dreams. Then we remember we were born with wings. […]

Stepping Into the Unknown

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Just when I thought our adventure was winding down, we unveiled one of the most enchanting villages in Western Europe. 📖 The sun melted like butter into the horizon on the second to last day of our journey. We collapsed in satisfaction on the couch of our Austrian Airbnb. We had documented more than 15,000 […]

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