May 2024


Random Notes

From a Burger King's Kid's Meal!

Beam Me Up: For now Burger King is winning my business—I’ve collected three of the Star Trek figures: Young Spock, Old Spock, and Captain Kirk. Sorry PapaScott, but this trend will continue for at least a week—although truth be told, the competition to Burger King in Weimar’s […]

How do you measure a…

And why is it pissed?

One of my favorite Flickr features is my “stats” page—I don’t do a great deal of photo promotion—rarely do my shots join groups. Therefore, it’s always interesting to me when I see an obscure picture suddenly get a lot of attention.

For the last couple weeks, I’ve been both […]

I smell a Whopper®

Just in time for last minute gift giving, Burger King has released Flame, a Whopper Scented men’s cologne:

A Whopper you can eat…

Still can’t think what to get him for Christmas? Socks don’t seem to cut it any more? Fret no longer because Burger King is here to help.

The mass purveyor of […]

Outta the House!

When I’m sick, I really don’t get out much.

Since last Friday evening when I felt the onset of my illness, the furthest I got was the grocery store, Saturday afternoon when I felt well enough to get out of the house for about 40 minutes.

Beyond that, I’ve stayed in my flat ether sleeping, […]

Chicken Noodle Soup for…

I was mighty depressed this morning when poking around my pantry looking for chicken noodle soup—I would have sworn I had at least one can left over, and it was what I needed to combat my current cold, which knocked me flat out last night: my head was on fire while my feet were stuck […]

Weimar Changes

Weimar Berkaer Bahnhof

Originally uploaded by elmada.

Two months out of Weimar and a lot has changed.

For one, the nearby REWE grocery store is completely reorganized for the second time in a year, and this time far more than the previous time. It’s actually highly annoying. Last time I got lucky and […]