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Just When I Thought I Was Better

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Written at 8:34 PM on 10-15-06 in Berlin, Germany

I felt better yesterday, but I feel worse today. Then again, yesterday I wasn’t stuck on a train where the only thing dividing smokers and non-smokers is a sheet of glass with an opening in it the size of a door.
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No More Walls, No More War

Monday, October 16th, 2006

Written at 8:34 PM on 10-15-06 in Berlin, Germany

Note: I’m still on a computer without a good writing program, so the apostrophes are all messed up.

I’m still sick.

Just thought I’d throw that out there—you know, so I can be showered with sympathy or whatever. Actually, in all honesty, I’m feeling pretty good, all things considered. [read on]


Friday, September 22nd, 2006
Written at 7:48 PM, 9-22-06 After our long and arduous recovery from Oktoberfest, Jacob and I kicked back in a couple coffee shops in and around the Munich train station as we waited for our 11:40 PM train to Venice. Most ... [Continue reading this entry]

Oktoberfest is Crazy

Friday, September 22nd, 2006
Written at 4:49 PM, 9-21-06 I’ve made a realization about the kind of hostels I like. After staying at a wide variety of hostels during my time in Europe—from the very big to the very small—I’ve realized that I really don’t ... [Continue reading this entry]

Thoughts on Dachau

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006
Written at 6:31 PM, 9-19-06 A gray morning washed over Munich, like some titanic tidal wave come to carry away the city’s inhabitants. Sheets of rain, heartened by the wind, swept the wide streets, challenging even those with umbrellas to brace ... [Continue reading this entry]

Dark Weather in the Black Forest

Monday, September 18th, 2006
Written at 10:29 AM, 9-18-06 Well, in Germany the weather finally caught up with me. I suppose this was to be expected with traveling north to less temperate climates, but it doesn’t mean I need to be happy about it. I ... [Continue reading this entry]