Tag Archives: Virginia

“German” Music #3: Katzenjammer, the Rambling Rovers and Auf den Dächern

The past week was a particularly stressful one.  All I had wanted to Friday night was read Verblendung/The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and try the new beer I found in the beverage store.  When some friends invited me to … Continue reading

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We are Virginia Tech. Will we prevail?

On Thursday, a police officer was shot and killed on the Virginia Tech campus.  The officer’s name was Deriek Crouse, and he was killed during a routine traffic inspection.  The gunman ran from the scene to another parking lot, where, … Continue reading

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Fall Break Part 2: Luxembourg, Bad Nauheim and Sven

Hamburg only made up part of my fall break adventures.  The second trip had been in the works since August, and had more to do with visiting my friend, Sven, than with marking off countries on my mental travel checklist. … Continue reading

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[How] I Get Around

Well, darling, it’s really happening.  I’ve hit a third-life crisis, and it’s time to move on.  We have had some truly great times.  We’ve been through a lot, some good, some bad, all memorable.  I know it’s going to be … Continue reading

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Local Celebrity

Take a look at my interview in the local paper!  Yet another perk of small-town living.

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