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Monthly Archive for October, 2013

Some Photos from Berlin

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Some Impressions from Berlin

This past week, I had the opportunity to re-visit Berlin. I visited Berlin once in my past, just after the Berlin wall was taken down in 1989 and East Berlin was reunited with West Berlin. My recollection is one of viewing a drastic difference between East and West, with the Eastern sector grey and drab, [...]

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Indian Summer in Barcelona

It is Indian Summer in Barcelona…warm temperatures and still lots of summer skirts and shoes on the streets. I am perched above the Passeig de Gracia, looking at the large Gaudi building across the street. It is swarming with tourists, climbing in and out of the towers at the top, and I am wondering if [...]

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My Fourth Cousin

Occasionally when you are tested by any of these testing companies, they have applications that attempt to match your DNA to others so that you can find ‘relatives’. 23andMe has matched me to many people, mostly people with the same heritage or mix of heritage to me, but I had not really found anyone who [...]

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