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About patster66

I'm visiting Pécs, Hungary with my wife and son for the Fall 2010 semester. My wife, Margaret McMullan, received a Fulbright Fellowship to teach and do research at the University of Pécs. My 13 year old son is attending a semi-bilingual school here called the ANK where I am teaching English Language and Drama to 4th - 8th graders 2 days a week.

SEE-ya HA-lo!

We’re nearing the end of our last day in Hungary.   A shuttle is scheduled to pick us up at 3:00 am tomorrow and take us to the airport in Budapest (a 2-3 hour drive) for an 8:00 am flight. … Continue reading

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Viszontlátásra, Mr. Chips

I considered skipping this post because, well, I knew it would get a little sappy, but I figure that if you’ve stayed with me this long, you can handle a little sap. Yesterday was my last day of teaching at … Continue reading

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Last Weekend in Budapest

Last weekend we took the train up to Budapest for our last weekend in the big city.  On Thursday evening Margaret spoke to Ryan James’ Creativity Group while James and I went to a special exhibit at the Budapest Museum … Continue reading

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Uranium, Wine and Paprikas Krumpli

With our time here in Hungary quickly growing short (do things “grow short???”), we’ve been busy the past week or so with lots of day trips with friends and a long weekend in Budapest for our final Fulbright sponsored activities. … Continue reading

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“A Night of Southern Moods” – Jambalaya and Gregory Peck with the American Corner

Margaret and I wanted to host a “Southern” style party for our friends, colleagues and students at the American Corner here in Pecs, but when we started to get into the details of making jambalaya for 30 in our small, … Continue reading

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