I know, especially with all that is going on in the world today, that the following topic is right up there with "are cows ambidextrous?" or "Who won the world series in 1960" but, at the moment, I have gotten a lot of questions, from people where I grew up, or people planning visits to … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: The Day Of The Purple Dumplings
Today, probably after too much time listening to a huge convention of blind people deciding which of them was going to run for office as chancellor of Germany, (yes, truly, but either way it fit, since, in my opinion, most politicians are much more disabled than those members of the convention) I decided to talk … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Of PBJ Sandwiches, Easter, And Runaway Trains
I read the news today, oh boy. All about how in the very near future our clothing is going to be made out of a material that transports signals, just like a smart watch. Except it will be your entire clothing. Which lead me to the following ideas: (sorry, I'm one of those people who … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Touch A Sleeve, And Hear The Rolling Stones?
I admit it. I'm an unashamed people-watcher. And people-wonderer. As in: Sitting peacefully in a cafe, English tea with milk in hand, to the chagrin of every German barista ever trained- except at McDonald's- I overheard two rather loud women at the next table saying: "I swear, I heard it on tv last night. " … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: And What Would YOU Do When You Heard The Words “Paleo- Flirting?”
Today we had a couple of hours off, and hadn't gotten a whole lot of fresh air lately- oops- so we took out our handy-dandy public transport card- university to Rhine and all points east, and headed downtown. On the Rhine- Picture seven hills-each with it's own area of specialization- University, ancient fort on the … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Is Hacking The New Graffiti?
One of the most interesting, and perhaps unexpected things about the Carnival season here in Gutenberg Land, is that you suddenly learn things you would never expect to learn from Carnival. By which I mean: turn on the tv, or put on your costume, and go to a "hall meeting" of one of the Carnival … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Our Traffic Is Worse Than Tokyo???