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Entries from August 2008

Not bobster the lobster, but more than a bit crispy

August 31st, 2008 · Comments Off

Yesterday, I went with the Goldfingers (or Fast Switchers, I am not sure) to Leipzig to play in a 1-day beach tournament.  The tournament consisted of 24 teams from all over Germany.    The team consisted of a few people with multiple years experience and a few more people with only a year or so experience.  […]

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Tags: Ultimate Frisbee

Wie viel (how much)?

August 31st, 2008 · 5 Comments

For almost 2 years now, I have been placing all my change that is less than 1 Euro in these two bags (the bags contain 0.50, 0.20, 0.10, 0.05, 0.02, and 0.01 EUR coins).  I am planning on going to the bank this week (probably Thursday) and have the money counted.  I have no clue […]

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Tags: Germany · Life

A bit of a surprise.

August 31st, 2008 · Comments Off

As everyone must know by now, Sarah Palin was selected to be John McCain’s running mate.  From everything I have read and heard on the radio, her selection surprised more than a few people.  Politically, I do not agree with her on most everything.  However, I do hope that she comes away from this relatively […]

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Tags: politics

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

Pretty crazy

August 16th, 2008 · Comments Off

I ran into this talk awhile ago. One of those talks that makes you wonder a bit … It at least makes me wonder.

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Tags: TED

Tangerine Dream on Steroids

August 14th, 2008 · Comments Off

Last night I saw Sigur Ros at the Tempodrom in Berlin. A band from Iceland, I was not very familiar with their music. However, after watching this video, I decided it was probably worth going (just in case). The Tempodrom was an interesting place to see a show. I thought I was watching a show […]

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Tags: Berlin · Culture ? · Life

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

Busy weekend

August 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Today I am in full recovery mode from a very busy, and very good, weekend. The weekend started out on Thursday night after work with Konni and I going to the Abenteuer Park. It was a lot of fun and very challenging (both muscles and nerves). We made it around three different loops in the […]

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Tags: Berlin · Culture ? · Friends · Life