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I’ve Been Warned

I bought a new computer mouse. But I’m not sure if it is safe to use it. Maybe you can help me. The mini-mouse that I was using died about a year ago. I have used  the touchpad on my laptop, but it is sometimes not as  precise as I would like, So when I […]

That Pot of Gold

The forecast said there was only a 10 per cent chance of rain, so I didn’t bother with an umbrella. Needless to say, I got wet as a flash storm hit Dottingen. The rain hadn’t stopped when the rainbow came out. I saw it first over the post office, then, as I began walking back […]

Forty Degrees of Separation

I turned on Ottawa radio yesterday (online of course), looking for Canadian news. What struck me most though was the weather. In Ottawa it is still winter. Morning temperature was minus 21 Celsius –  and that isn’t taking the wind chill into account. It felt a lot colder than that to those leaving for their […]

Technological Challenges

This is not the post I had scheduled for today. Which has me mildly annoyed, as I had some pictures I wanted to share today. I think I mentioned I was traveling on business these days. In a perfect world I would have planned ahead and had all the posts for the time period written […]

That Church Again – I

Today and tomorrow I’m going to let the pictures do the talking. These were taken, as were the photos in yesterday’s post, at St. Stephen’s church in Breisach. With churches I find there are similarities, yet each one is different. It is the attention to detail, the carving and craftwork, the art that sets each […]

What Is Good About Travel?

When you read this I am probably traveling. Which is a lot less thrilling than it sounds. Pretty much my entire day today involves getting from Point A to Point B. I used to love to travel. There was the thrill of discovering new places, new people, new foods. I even used to like air […]

Past Times Present

It has been a year, and I am missing my friend Bruce La Rochelle. He died one year ago today of smoking related cancer. We never did say goodbye. Bruce was the one who encouraged me to start this blog. I had been a somewhat regular contributor to his. He chose not to tell me […]