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Crazy big

May 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

Alaska is a crazy big place, so different than nearly all the places I have been these past couple years.  In the past month, I have seen a lot of this incredibly big and beautiful state.  The 2nd week of work was spent with Kenji traveling all around the state and helping a bit with […]

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Tags: Alaska · Friends · Life · Travel

3 B’s and an O (Beer, Billy, Bob, and Oktoberfest)

October 12th, 2008 · Comments Off

When in Germany…. Last weekend, I took a long weekend to do a couple things I have wanted to do since I have been in Germany – Oktoberfest in Münich and see Billy Bragg in concert. My friend Alex, who is from Münich area and living in Berlin, has invited me the past couple years. […]

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Tags: Culture ? · Friends · Germany · Travel

A relaxing weekend away

September 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Even after two years living abroad, somethings still strike me as odd. At lunch on Saturday, Ryan said ‘… last weekend when we were in Lisbon …’ and I followed with ‘… when I was in Istanbul a couple of weeks ago …’. Somehow those thoughts and realities sometimes just don’t seem right or something […]

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Tags: Friends · Life · Travel

High latitude images

September 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

Sebastian has been up on Svalbard virtually all summer working on his PhD research.  This week, he sent back a few images taken with his thermal infrared camera.  No need to describe how these came about, I just think they are pretty fun to look at. The light colors on the reindeer are the only […]

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Tags: AWI · Friends · weather

A nice surprise

September 17th, 2008 · Comments Off

I arrived to this at work yesterday. Thanks Julia!

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Tags: AWI · Friends

Quick trip to Istanbul

September 14th, 2008 · Comments Off

Following Edward to his European layovers, I found myself in Istanbul this past weekend. Ed is on his way to a couple of the *-istan countries to study a bit of language and exploring a bit over the next 5 or so weeks. We also met up with Ela, a friend that I met playing […]

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Tags: Friends · holidays · Life · Travel

Delayed weekend with MT in Darmstadt

August 25th, 2008 · Comments Off

Last weekend, I met up Ryan and Hil in Darmstadt (close to Frankfurt) to play some ultimate with the Mother Tongue. Delays were the theme of my weekend. Delays as follows: 1) extra trip home before the weekend started because I forgot my passport; 2) I had to send some emails out after my arrival […]

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Tags: Friends · Germany · Sport · Ultimate Frisbee

What’s next?

August 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

With only a few months left here in Potsam and Germany, my plans are finally starting to come together for my remaining time here and afterward. I am getting pretty excited about everything that will be happening in the upcoming months. I actually gave notice about leaving my apartment last week. I have a feeling […]

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Tags: Friends · Life