When someone asks, “Guess where we’re going?”
do you get tired of the guessing game after about the fourth try? Yep, me too. Just tell me already!
“Switzerland,” my husband said after one such game. When he broke that news, my mouth dropped open wide, watering for Swiss chocolate. He’d been tapped to give a keynote address that landed us in Switzerland in the spring!
We arrived in the old city of Lucerne, the sheer age of the place giving it a romantic and mysterious vibe. Fourteenth-century rampart walls rose high on the hillsides, still standing guard, impervious to time. And the Swiss are serious about time. Take the chiming of the hour in Lucerne. Clocks far and wide ring in each hour with a chorus of bells. But from high in a fairy-tale tower… Continue