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Siccing The Cops On Scofflaws

There’s a Starbucks on a street corner near our house.  It’s a busy place in the morning, and it doesn’t have its own parking lot, although there is an available lot only a hundred feet or so away.   449 more words


See, You Know Plenty of German

German restaurants can be fun. German food can be tasty.  Although we’ve not made it to the European continent, we have sampled “authentic” German food at restaurants in several cities here in the U.S.A. 275 more words

Food And Drink

Goslings On Parade

It’s spring, so of course we’ve got hatchlings at the Schiller Park pond. A family of Canadian geese has a brood of four goslings who have been strutting their stuff, to the delight of their proud and protective parents and passersby alike. 63 more words


School Recycling Programs

German Village must have had a lot of kids back in the day, because it has a lot of neighborhood public and parochial schools.  Every few blocks you run across a large multi-story brick building where boys and girls once learned their ABCs. 135 more words


Modern Brass Foundry

The old foundry down the street is finally being demolished. I made sure to do a little exploring before it’s gone.

“Modern Brass Foundry operated on the site from 1927 to 1958. 45 more words



On May 3, Buddha’s Birthday, I had the day off from work so I hopped on a bus from Busan and three hours later I was standing on South Korea’s fifth largest island, … 85 more words


Columbus - April 2017 - Wagner Hagens Auto Museum

German Village in Columbus is a great neighborhood with mostly small brick houses, on very small lots, situated on small brick streets. Because of the demand for space in German Village I was amazed when I came across an article that talked about an ‘auto museum’ in the neighborhood. 243 more words