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Monthly Archives: February 2009
Man, I love wikipedia. I assumed “Rosenmontag” had something to do with roses. Nope. Has to do with the Kölsch dialect of German I used to be somewhat comfortable with (though, by now, I might be better at Oberpfälzisch). And … Continue reading
WEBMU, the Whiny Expat Blogger Meetup Are we still calling it that? No matter. I set up a discussion board (chiefly moderated by J) over at http://www.expatbloggersingermany.com/meetup and the discussion is now under way to determine first where, and then … Continue reading
Today we slaved all day to our furniture and though we made lots of progress, our dream optimized kitchen is not yet complete. Alas, I lack an 8mm drill bit. Thus, I must trek out to a hardware store tomorrow … Continue reading
I’m writing this with the Safari 4 beta for Mac OS X Leopard. First impressions: Whoa, it’s fast. I’d seen Safari billed as the fastest browser out there, but had never seen anything close to approximating fast on Safari in … Continue reading
I’ve got some more time off coming up (I know, I know). Who’s been Up Nort’ in Germany and can provide some inspiration? Think Eastertime. I’ve been curious about the ports of Lübeck and Kiel for many years. Not opposed … Continue reading
Like to hear ‘em? Here they go! Lufthansa Valentine’s specials Available for purchase from Feb. 13-15, this appears to be the most recent incarnation of Lufthansa’s ongoing European sales. The fares start from 99€ and are available for travel from … Continue reading
So Arcor/Deutsche Telekom decided to stop sucking! At the proverbial 11th hour, their reps showed up and spent a whopping 7.5 minutes flipping whatever switch needed to be flipped to connect us. In the final tally, we spent 16.75 hours … Continue reading
Under 100€ a head on a Saturday!
I don’t get a chance to look at them much. The 500€ bill is a pretty purple color and the 200€ is… well, at least not boring. Kind of lemon-jello-colored. We got our deposit back in full on the old … Continue reading