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Thursday, April 2, 2009

NATO, President Obama, and My Blog

So I have a few posts waiting to be written, but I just haven't had the time to get to them. As you may know, the NATO summit is being held in Strasbourg, Kehl (Germany) and Baden-Baden (Germany) this year. It's a landmark event for many reasons: 1) It's usually held in capitals where this sort of thing is usual, 2) It's being hosted by two countries for the first time to celebrate the 60th anniversary of NATO (France and Germany), 3) this will be President Obama's first NATO summit, and 4) President Obama will be holding his first ever international town hall meeting!

And all of this combines into one crazy week for us! We found out on Saturday that we are invited to the town hall meeting, but getting the tickets and then a babysitter has proven daunting. I finally picked mine up today! Woohoo! And we found a babysitter yesterday...

Besides trying to coordinate our attendance at the town hall meeting, I've also been navigating the fortress that Strasbourg has become. I did my grocery shopping earlier this week to get us through Sunday since many routes to very useful places (like the grocery store) will be closed unless you live there, have registered with the police, and have the official badge. Tonight I roasted two chickens, one for our dinner, and the other to make different chicken salads out of for the next couple of days. With the exception of the town hall meeting, our family will be hunkering down in our apartment with a bowl of chicken salad to the sounds of police sirens and helicopters for the weekend.

So, I've written this long post just to tell you that, yes, I've been cooking, and, yes, I'm going to post something about cooking soon...just not until I have the chance to wink at President Obama!

9 comments:

Chef E April 2, 2009 at 6:10 PM  

How exciting Mindy, I hope you take good pics so I can feel like I was there! and do tell and keep us informed!

Dragon April 3, 2009 at 10:28 PM  

I hope you enjoy the townhall meeting. How exciting!

Jamie April 5, 2009 at 4:51 AM  

You are one lucky woman! I am so jealous! I would've tried to come over and crash the town hall meeting, but I knew it would never have worked!!! What fun and I can't wait for you to post about it!

ghada September 5, 2017 at 10:54 AM  


شركة نقل عفش
اهم شركات مكافحة حشرات بالخبر كذلك معرض اهم شركة مكافحة حشرات بالدمام والخبر والجبيل والخبر والاحساء والقطيف كذلك شركة رش حشرات بالدمام ومكافحة الحشرات بالخبر
شركة مكافحة حشرات بالدمام
شركة تنظيف خزانات بجدة الجوهرة من افضل شركات تنظيف الخزانات بجدة حيث ان تنظيف خزانات بجدة يحتاج الى مهارة فى كيفية غسيل وتنظيف الخزانات الكبيرة والصغيرة بجدة على ايدى متخصصين فى تنظيف الخزانات بجدة
شركة تنظيف خزانات بجدة
شركة كشف تسربات المياه بالدمام
شركة نقل عفش واثاث

ghada September 5, 2017 at 10:55 AM  



شركة نقل عفش بالرياض وجدة والدمام والخبر والجبيل اولقطيف والاحساء والرياض وجدة ومكة المدينة المنورة والخرج والطائف وخميس مشيط وبجدة افضل شركة نقل عفش بجدة نعرضها مجموعة الفا لنقل العفش بمكة والخرج والقصيم والطائف وتبوك وخميس مشيط ونجران وجيزان وبريدة والمدينة المنورة وينبع افضل شركات نقل الاثاث بالجبيل والطائف وخميس مشيط وبريدة وعنيزو وابها ونجران المدينة وينبع تبوك والقصيم الخرج حفر الباطن والظهران
شركة نقل عفش بجدة
شركة نقل عفش بالمدينة المنورة
شركة نقل اثاث بالرياض
شركة نقل عفش بالدمام

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