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In Bruges

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June 21, 2017. Took the train to Bruges and spent the day walking around taking photos.There were many more tourists than in Ghent. Bruges is very attractive, but it's also very touristy. Had a nice evening of beer and conversation, the prepared for my 5:30 a.m. morning.

In Bruges

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June 21, 2017. Took the train to Bruges and spent the day walking around taking photos.There were many more tourists than in Ghent. Bruges is very attractive, but it's also very touristy. Had a nice evening of beer and conversation, the prepared for my 5:30 a.m. morning.

BusinessPeople

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June 20, 2017. I was all prepared with anothe photo - the butterfly, from the other day - for my presentation, but then I saw this in the conference room and went with it. What's interesting to me is what different people think when they see it: women would see no women, black people would see no blace people, working people see nothing but men in suits. Me, I look at it and see nobody with long hair. Accomplishments: - deleivered and posted my 'A Model of Personal Learning' tak, Take 2

When We Learn...

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Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

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June 19, 2017. This is one of the back panels of the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb in the in St Bavo's Cathedral, attributed to the brothers Hubert and Jan van Eyck. It was a treat to be able to see these panels (I missed them when I was last in Ghent). Spent the day sleeping and walking around, then a nice dinner in the evening. Early morning tomorrow.

Ghent

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June 18, 2017. Ghent. Arrived just before noon and after seettling in I headed out to enjoy an absolutely brilliant (steamy hot) Sunday afternoon in the city.

Night Flight

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June 17, 2017. I spent Saturday puttering on code (and watching the Jays lose) and then flew to Europe. I don't sleep on night flights any more; I stay awake, and then as long as I can the next day, adjusting to jet lag by extending my waking day rather than shortening it. Also, sleeping on an airplane is dangerous for me - they won't let you use your CPAP, but as the death of Carrie Fisher shows, this can have fatal consequences.