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A bit of post D-Day zen

A Normandy beach today Water show in Hamburg’s “Blumen und Garten” park

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D-Day, June 6 1944

“On the 6th of June 1944, on the beaches of Normandy, over 10,000 young soldiers paid for our freedom.” From a bronze plaque showing the invasion It’s 72 years since D-day, the landing of allied troops on the shores of Normandy, France, in a no-holds-barred attack on the occupying Germans. I visited the pock-marked, bomb-scarred […]

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Form-filling fiend

Something interesting has crystalized so far in 2016: A clear desire to change citizenship. I start by applying for Norwegian citizenship, and hope they’ll let me keep my US one until I decide what to do about it. The background for this are FATCA and FBAR. FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) cracks down on […]