Just a reminder for those who disparage meat eaters… Hey, lighten up – it’s a joke! (Disclaimer: These days it seems there is nothing that someone doesn’t take offence with. If you have been offended, hurt or traumatized by today’s image, send me an email. I can provide the name of a counselor who […]
I didn’t buy this toilet paper I saw in a German grocery store, but I did admire whatever marketing guru came up with the brand name. I do wonder how many Germans get the joke.
I’m going to miss it, and 500th anniversaries don’t come around very often. When I first learned that I would be moving to Germany this fall, one of my first thoughts was “I can go to Wittenberg for the 500th anniversary celebrations of Luther’s 95 Theses!” Turns out I can’t after all. The new job […]
I have, as I think I have mentioned, spent a lot of time working and volunteering in the political realm. That means I have met a lot of politicians. Most of those I have liked as people, even if I disagreed with their policies. If they weren’t likeable, at least in small doses, they wouldn’t […]
I’m not sure I would be described as a cola connoisseur, or maybe I would. I have taken the Pepsi Challenge on more than one occasion. I can tell the difference between diet cola (which has one calorie) and a zero-calorie cola. If I thought about it I could probably tell you what container the […]
I have read that in Las Vegas big money gamblers get special treatment. Free hotel rooms, even free flights too and from the city. I’ve never been to Las Vegas, and even if I were to visit I wouldn’t be gambling. I understand that the games are set so that the casino always wins over […]