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Baking Up a Good German Lutheran Pi

For old Math teachers like me, March 14 (3.14) is Pi Day or π Day.  So I was hoping to find some sort of evidence of Pi in the German Family Tree.  584 more words


Inhale, exhale

Forward, back

Living, dying:

Arrows, let flow each to each

Meet midway and slice

The void in aimless flight-

Thus I return to the source… 74 more words


52 Ancestors: #9 Trierweiler-Hoffmann Family of Olk, Germany

Genealogy Sketch

Parents: Johann Gerard “Gerardus” TRIERWEILER and Elisabetha KERSCH
Spouse: Catharina HOFFMANN
Parents of spouse: Carl HOFFMANN and Angela ROSPORT
Whereabouts: 1,050 more words


The Sandman-ETA Hoffmann


Certainly you must all be uneasy that I have not written for so long – so very long. My mother, am sure, is angry, and Clara will believe that I am passing my time in dissipation, entirely forgetful of her fair, angelic image that is so deeply imprinted on my heart. 13,418 more words

Short Stories

Les Contes d'Hoffmann at ROH

Review of Les Contes d’Hoffmann on 07/11/16

I realised at the opening of the Royal Opera House’s revival of Les Contes d’Hoffmann yesterday that this production is in fact older than I am. 585 more words


Camp Church Confirmations

An interesting event took place on Sunday, August 25th in 1839.  Five people were confirmed on that day at the camp church which at that time was located in the area of Perry County known as Dresden.  346 more words