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The Rhine Valley Has All You Need, Unless You Need Directions

Let me start off by saying that I have the upmost respect for the German people. I marvel at their architecture and engineering, love their beer and pretzels, and tip my hat at the guts it takes for a grown man to wear Lederhosen. 833 more words

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Geese in a Fall Sky at Sunset

a photograph by Sonja Bingen, our daughter

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St. Hildegard von Bingen, Doctor of the Church (1098-1179)

St. Hildegard von Bingen was a Benedictine nun, visionary mystic, community leader, scientist, writer, and musical composer.

On this, the day of her memorial, I can do no better than to let her speak in her own words, interspersed with illustrations from her writings (whose production she supervised personally). 142 more words

Cave of the Mounds

a photograph by Sonja Bingen, our daughter

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