Monthly Archives: October 2010

Off Season

And the lucky number is ….. 27! Now, who believes in lucky numbers and numerology? Not me. But I have a lucky number anyway. I collect number 27 so I consider myself lucky when I discover one more for my … Continue reading

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Nomen Est Omen

Ten Ten Ten Today’s date must be a lucky number. Whether you write it the American way: October 10, ’10; or the German way: 10. Oktober ’10; or the Chinese way: year ’10, month 10, day 10, it comes out … Continue reading

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Munich’s Energy

Sun, Wind and Water Munich was out on the streets today, protesting against the government’s energy policy. The tenor of the protest was that nuclear plants should finally be shut down in favor of renewable energy. I came to Munich … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 6, Trento and Home

Wanted Thursday September 30 Today started early, too early and not good. The sky was still murky at 6 a.m. when the telephone in our hotel room rang. It was the reception. “The police is looking for Mr. Kertesz.” “That’s … Continue reading

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Etsch Tour: Day 5, Auer to Trento

Deutsch? Italiano? Wednesday September 29 From Auer it was a slight downhill between apple orchards and vineyards back to the Etsch – or should I be calling it the Adige now? No, not yet. The language boundary is said to … Continue reading

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