Monthly Archives: September 2011

Stayed awake 40 hours

…or about that long.  After the ride home from the night at the airport, I knew if I went right to bed and slept, it would just prolong the process of resetting my body clock.  I managed to stay up … Continue reading

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17 Hours and Counting

I was up at 4am this morning.  It was the morning of the day I am still in and will be for a total of 26 hours.  If I counted from midnight I think today will be at least 30 … Continue reading

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Good Day Today – Nightmare Tomorrow!

I rode the Tram yesterday and again today for at least four trips on my own.  That was not much of an accomplishment since each time it has been essentially the same run with minor adjustments. Fred met me at … Continue reading

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Hopelessly Lost!!

Hopelessly Lost!! It should have been easy.  The tram left from in front of the hotel and its last stop was the one to which I was going, Hakescher Market.  Yes, that part was easy.  I got off right where … Continue reading

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Ran the Berlin Marathon

Maybe that needs some clarifying.   We drove in a car, took the train, watched the runners, walked, road over 200 meters up in a lift in 40 seconds, ate, road back down, walked some more, visited some churches, climbed to … Continue reading

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Last Day in Munich

It was a relaxing day as we took the train to the market area downtown.  Verena, Micah and I walked around looking at shops.  We stopped for a mocha, then eventually headed to the Englischer Garten, a park that is … Continue reading

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Ate Raw Meat and Liked It!

Does this mean I am a closet Vampire and didn’t know it?  It was ground raw beef with a raw egg on top.  The first time I did such a thing was almost exactly 50 years ago when I started … Continue reading

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One Beer – One Liter – Oa Maß

The Schweinebraten One Beer – One Liter – Oa Maß (roast pork) with a Kartoffelknödl (potato dumpling) tasted wonderful, and the beer was spectacular, the whole liter of it, as we sat in the Schottenhamel beer garden area.  Verena added … Continue reading

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Drove the Roads (??) of Cornwall and Survived!

They could sell T-shirts with that claim of victory by the thousands!  Not only are the roads narrow but there are the traffic circles.  Not only are their traffic circles but pairs of them, one right next to the other, … Continue reading

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Just Had Supper with Mary Ann!

I wrote this post two weeks ago and just today decided to go ahead and publish it. It was a dream, just a dream.  It was not some sort of visitation from beyond, just a dream. I have not finally … Continue reading

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