On our way into the Gutenberg train station to catch the Gutenberg City to Erasmusville train, I suddenly realized I had left behind my traveling novel. Yes, I do keep one just for traveling. And one for the doctor. And one for the dentist. Where I don't have to go so often, thank heavens, but … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Did The Romans Have Vampires?
If the above confuses you, welcome to the club. Gutenberg Land, you see, is a big follower of customs- down to the smallest detail- and then reading a book, or watching a tv show about it to find out why. (Or just drinking a couple with friends, and pretending they know why- To which I … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Why Would A Nice Catholic English Saint Lady Lead A Charge Against Drunk Celts On Beltane Eve?
About a week ago, in preparation for Easter, I made an impulse buy- phyllo dough. In case you haven't heard of it, it's that strange layered stuff you have to defrost, flatten, layer, pull, leave sit for a while, take an aspirin, start flattening, pulling, watering, again. And studying. from the standpoint of: "it says … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: The Epic Battle Of The Easter Phyllo- Bring Your Own Catsup.
So the last time we met.... I was on my way to a Halloween show that never was, and watching male buddies devour large amounts of dead sea things deep-fried, of course, because... It's the end of October. (What do you mean, that makes no sense...?) Which over here is one of those "super-weeks." Sorry. … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Why Are Vampires Buying Brown And Purple Topcoats?
Have there ever been moments in your life where you looked back on something and thought "Whatever was I thinking?" Ours was a so-called "night of horrors" put on by musicians and a writer I studied with several years ago, who run a marvelous actors company here called Kryptonite Radio Theater. And kryptonite it is. … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Never Go To Something Named “Night Of Horrors”
Germans love putting on costumes, Painting faces, Drinking - (bigtime) And since Carnival, the "Fifth season" time when they usually do all this, starts on the eleventh of November. (Eleven, German ELF, is the short version of the slogan of the French revolution, egalite, liberte, fraternite,) with the formation of the military companies or corporations, … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: Halloween in Gutenberg Land