Soccer by the Sea

Wouldn’t this be absolutely fabulous on the Hudson?


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It’s an outdoor arena on the island of Usedom, one of Germany’s Baltic islands. Vacationers can enjoy all of the Euro 2012 action while lounging by the beach on navy and white striped sling chairs. I couldn’t find confirmation but I have to believe there’s wonderful food and drink involved too!

Can we build this in time for the Olympics? Please?



It’s a Small World After All

The Open Suitcase had 14 views this morning, 12 from the Czech Republic.  Hmmm. Then I realized they were probably searching for Wroclaw (one of the sites for Euro 2012) and wound up on the Polish pottery post.  It is always surprising and surprisingly comforting to realize how small and intimate our planet has become.exotic puppets