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Monthly Archives: January 2017

There’s two types of men.

There’s the guy who’ll hold the door open for you, introduce you to his friends rather than leaving you out of the conversation, and possibly even offer his coat if you’re feeling chilly. And then there’s the guy who’ll just march ahead, ignore you and forget about you momentarily while he basks in attention. Presenting […]

A walk through the white Odenwald

Despite multiple snowstorms being promised by weather prediction apps like wetter.com, it seemed only kachelmannwetter was right: No snow. Just a little bit. And so we went up in the Odenwald yesterday evening when it finally started to snow, only to see what was up there. And it looked prosperous. So today we went up […]

The Netherlands under water

A long, long time ago, I still lived in the Netherlands, known to be a country over halfway under water if the sea walls (Deltawerken (Deltaworks) & dikes) break. On a few occasions I realized the vulnerability while I lived there. Image found at anp-archief.nl One of them was the storm in 1991, where the […]