Category Archives: Belgium

Dominique Markowicz

My cousin Dominique Debora Markowicz was born July 17, 1958 in Liège, Belgium, sixty years ago today.  She was three years younger than me. On December 15, 1973, at the age of 15, Dominique very sadly passed away in a … Continue reading

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Born to be a Transportation Engineer

I used to wonder if I was meant to be a transportation/logistics engineer, or whether it was just an accident of history. Continue reading

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My Father

My Family Roots My great grandfather, Mendel Markowicz, was born in Zdunska Wola, Poland, and died there at the age of 52. Mendel was married to Chana Goldberg, born in Kalisz, Poland (see my post on the Kalisz Statute)  on … Continue reading

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July was a tough month…

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I was scheduled to visit my mom on July the 10th in Belgium, but I had to rush there on the 5th because she was brought to the hospital with a bad infection.  The prognosis was not very good for … Continue reading

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Belgium versus Russia

Watch the FIFA World Cup  Belgium versus Russia on ABC Television: Sunday June 22nd at Noon Eastern For lineups, follow this link

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Liège et le Condroz in Photos

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The Condroz is a region of Belgium located South of Liege, the major Belgian city on the Meuse River. Known as the gateway to the Ardennes, the Condroz is characterized by its Mosan Architecture, also found in Liege. Continue reading

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