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Entries from December 27th, 2001

December 27th, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Knock knock Blogger got hacked, once again proving that there is indeed evil in the world. Blogger stores oodles of passwords used to access the hosts of scads of Bloggers all over the world, including mine. Apparently there is some concern that these passwords may be compromised. I suppose with the start of a new […]

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December 25th, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Gifted It’s a test. It starts innocently enough. This is to get me off balance. Cookies. Harmless. Made by her mother, of course. I respectfully sample one of each. This is hardly a hardship. Some WeiƟbier? Of course! How can I refuse this local specialty? When in Bavaria and all that. Plus, it’s even more […]

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December 24th, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Confusion I’m in an awkward situation, and I don’t know what to do about it. For some reason, everyone here in Germany thinks Christmas is on the 24th. I’ve tried to explain it to Conny View definition in a new window , as well as anyone else who will listen, but I’m not getting anywhere. I thought Germans were well-known for […]

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December 21st, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Aughhhhh!-sburg The satisfaction of beating the odds and making it to a connecting flight under incredible time pressure is short-lived. Or it should be. For me, it wasn’t, because I was oblivious to the bigger picture. While I sat in the last row of the tiny twin-propeller plane sipping my Coke out of a diminutive […]

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December 20th, 2001 · Comments Off on · Uncategorized

Final Call There is always a risk involved in catching a connecting flight. I hadn’t given it much thought, as Lufthansa is an airline widely known for their punctuality. It’s a German thing. My trip was to Augsburg via Frankfurt. Augsburg is a small town about an hour away from Munich, and its main charm […]

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