Well here we are, already into December. Time to start putting up the Christmas tree, hanging up the lights, and buying gifts for loved ones. You know what makes a really nice gift? Cheese.
On our most recent visit to Amsterdam, we decided to get out of the city and visit a new town. Luckily I had done some research beforehand, so I knew exactly where I wanted to go.
“What’s there?” Mark asked as we started to plan our day trip.
“Oh, they have historic buildings, cobblestone-lined streets, and a few museums,” I replied vaguely. Which basically described every village, town and city in Europe.
“Ugh,” he sighed. We were at the tail-end of our trip, and frankly, we were museumed-out. And my description clearly wasn’t selling it. But I didn’t want to admit why I really wanted to go, either. Still, Mark was unconvinced that this little town would offer anything unique or interesting, so I finally fessed up to the truth.
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