March is coming. Hurrah. The time of the most famous ides of all. Not to mention the time of year I wait- well, all year- for: The clock moves forward, the sun comes out of hiding, the white asparagus shivers under its plastic sheet in the fields, waiting to be served as the first, and … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: The Times of March, And The Plastic Paddy.
It's cold here in Gutenberg Land. So cold that it's almost disgusting that the sunshine is at the thousand-Watt, sunburn through the frost level, and most people aren't out in it. Most people meaning: the beautiful Rhine pathway is freezing- we were smart enough to take double strong peppermint tea in a "senator thermos." Small, … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: 1000-Watt Sunshine, And Fish By The Net-full
One of the more interesting facts about living here in Gutenberg Land, is the number of times you find out that something you always considered 100% made in the good old US of A, is supposedly- made in Gutenberg Land. ie the refrigerator, the Linde company is in a tiny town called Kastel (from the … Continue reading And Gutenberg Lived Here: When Is A Donut A Cannonball?