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Whatchamacallit 3: My New Orchid

Monday morning, I went for my (now) usual morning constitutional – leaving home at 06:00, back around 07:30. The goal is to get my 10,000 steps in while the streets are deserted.

There is a careful dance early in the morning – people take detours in order to avoid each other – whether a […]

New Dutch Stuff

The Netherlands was my first European country.

It is also the country that I’ve visited the most, other than Germany, where I am living. Most of my trips follow a predictable pattern: I stay in Rotterdam, travel over to Dordrecht, dance at the Gay Palace, and eat at the same places. There are minor variations, […]

Los Tres Gringos Gays get Tequila

Although none of us are serious Tequila drinkers, Jay, Murph, and I decided to take a tour out into the countryside to the center of Tequila, Tequila.

Yes, Tequila is not just a drink, it’s a town, and we hopped onboard a bus for a 250 peso (about US$25) Tequila tour showing us how tequila […]

Kloßmuseum

Sunday was an interesting day because last week I noticed an advertisement for a Kloßmuseum. Kloß are potato dumplings-and as it turns out, probably my favorite way to eat potatoes.

Fortunately for me, Anja was willing to go to the museum with me-thus solving my most immediate problem with visiting the museum: it’s out in […]