January 2021


Enough is Enough

Well, for now I am going to stop fixating on my recent vacation—there are plenty of real-time things to talk about. Besides, I’m sure that I will let Armenia slip into my entries here and there.

There’s a ton of stuff to discuss—including that incredible scandal out coming out of the Republican Congress: Congressman Foley […]

Thanks for upholding the law!

Principal John Schalk Carmody Middle School 2050 S. Kipling Street Lakewood, CO 80227

Dear Principal Schalk,

As an American living in a foreign country, I felt compelled to write to you after hearing that you have successfully scared that seditious “teacher” Eric Hamlin out of your school.

It is most unfortunate that such a left […]

Photo Friday: Friend

You can make an instant Friend or two with a camera.

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Moral Question

How wrong Is it for me to find the fact that “Miss Deaf Texas struck by train, killed” mildly amusing?

Elizabethtown & Brown Hotel

Yesterday, while cruising along at 38,000 feet over the North Atlantic, I watched Elizabethtown, a slightly disjointed and odd movie featured on nwa’s AVOD this month.

I watched it because it was set in Louisville, Kentucky—and I was quite surprised when the main character checked into the Brown Hotel, for I too was headed to […]


I observed a German soldier sitting in a seat marked “schwerbehinderte,” so I investigated.


I called T-Mobile to cancel my mobile phone service in the USA since I am moving to Germany. The lady was very nice, and I made an off-the-cuff remark that I had already signed up with T-Mobile in Germany.

The woman said, “They have T-Mobile in Germany?”

Super Size Me

Ok, this was a seriously disturbing movie.

I went to see it at the Castleton Arts Movie Theater in Northeastern Indianapolis. It is, to the best of my knowledge, the only place I can see the movie within a reasonable distance of my house in Bloomington. Better yet, I saw it on the way home […]

Ants, Doritos, Money

Here are some random thoughts for the day:

Today was another ant killing day-I think that the Terminix man is making a great deal of progress as the ants seem to be coming out of hiding. Today’s attacks on the ants were made on the front of the house, the side of the house (again), […]