Oct 13, 2008

A part of me (besides my liver) died last night

Sure, the bride works at the Dutch embassy. But still. Even before the baijiu (pictured above, the finest of the finest, 56% alcohol by volume, that's 112 proof, my friends) was cracked out at the wedding dinner, one bottle per table, this actually came out of my husband's mouth as honest-to-god dinner conversation:

"I've always wondered, what's the actual separation of administrative powers in Holland, between Amsterdam and the Hague?"