Tag: history

September 1 2018

Summary: An alternative walking tour gives insight into the artistic, counter-cultural community that defines Berlin. Why I went to Berlin Last year I decided to host couch surfers as part of the community. My apartment was in a convenient location[…]

March 16 2018
English Diggers working the land

Several years ago, I learned that the beauty of Chinese calligraphy comes from the subtle balance of controlled brush strokes combined with  unbridled spontaneity. I really like the idea behind that, as a way of creating art, and as a metaphor[…]

November 17 2017

A couple of years ago a good friend and I attended a living room concert through the couchsurfing online community. The living room concert was spurred by Jim Tambofeet, a charismatic, traveling musician with an energetic style reflective of 1990’s[…]

October 12 2014
Nuclear Science Museum

This post is a flashback to a trip to the Nuclear Science Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, during my 2013 roadtrip from Illinois to California. The day began in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by waking up at 7 in the morning[…]