Archive for April, 2009

~nostalgia, present tense~

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

click on images to expand. click again to magnify. View from the prison tower, the oldest building in Neuchâtel, with foundations from the 10th century. In 1688 Swiss doctor Johannes Hofer introduced the term nostalgia for the condition also known as mal du Suisse (Swiss illness) or Schweizerheimweh (Swiss homesickness), because of its frequent occurrence […]

~my homunculus~

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Today while on the bike at the gym a German TV station presented a movie I had never seen: Bühne frei für Marika. A Yma Sumac/Lucille Ball type–by which I mean an actress attempting to convey a sort of “other” sensuality that argued with her inclination towards physical comedy–was dressed as a silver-clad, ponytailed space […]

~i totally ♥ suisse~

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

On Saturday we took an adventure by train to Aarberger, to the annual brocante (flea market). This is part of my Explore Your Own Country initiative, prompted by a general lack of traveling elsewhere. Next up is a journey to hike the Creux du Van. Most of the pictures below are from the train or […]

~pioneers of the internets frontier~

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Today I was unfriended on Facebook. Because the event that lead to this relates to something I have been pondering all week and I’m interested in your thoughts, I will tell the sad tale: We were best friends for many teen years. We worked as wenches at the Renaissance Faire together; we sun-bathed in her […]

~signs of spring~

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

sign of spring #1: this pie-faced man with pretzels for ears and sandwich feet. Utterly remiss. I mean it’s April and I’ve yet to write Spain posts from New Years Eve. Criminy. My excuse is, well, my website was hacked, for one. I designed and built the first version of it myself and can code […]

~happy birthday lillian~

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

love to my favorite adventurous girl. xo

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