Enjoyment of vacation can be enhanced by reports of bad weather at home.
Our old friend, the North Atlantic Oscillation, has been sending one low pressure system after another across central Europe. Germans have been suffering, as they are wont to do most summers, from rain and cool temperatures.
Here, showers rarely obscure the view and lower temperatures are welcome at night to relieve the day’s heat.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.