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Entries from September 27th, 2011

Can do

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off on Can do · Apartment Life, Gadgets

When it came time to pack up to move to Munich, we tried to get rid of everything we didn’t need, and anything worn out and ready to be replaced. No place was this more true than in the kitchen. It made no sense to move a worn out plastic spatula, a tired frying pan […]

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My first dump

September 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on My first dump · Apartment Life, Germany

With all the unpacking, we generated a large amount of recycling. We had several stuffed boxes of flattened cartons and paper. While our building has a bin to put such things in, they only come for paper every other week, and that would mean we’d fill it for about a month. That wouldn’t make us […]

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Keeping Busy

September 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off on Keeping Busy · Work, Writing

Not having to punch a clock for someone else means ultimately I have to punch a clock for me. Self motiviation has never been a strong suit of mine, but the only way to get good at something is to practice and keep at it. The only person who can bring about success in my […]

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What’s on the Xbox Lately

September 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on What’s on the Xbox Lately · Gaming, Reviews, Xbox

Crimson Alliance is a rather simple co-op arcade-style hack n’slash dungeon crawler. I won’t call it an RPG, because other than doing some basic equipment juggling, there’s no character progression. With the single shared view for all players, things can get confusing quickly and you run into the problem of WTHDMGG* that all these kinds […]

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Oktoberfest Report

September 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on Oktoberfest Report · Culture, Germany

As stated in the constitution of Bavaria, when I married Conny View definition in a new window , I legally became a Bavarian citizen. With Oktoberfest soon to be upon us, it was my duty, as a new citizen, to get myself some traditional apparel, called “Tracht.” Tracht for Bavarian men centers around Lederhosen, and for the ladies, it involves a […]

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