Notes Archive for Germany

When a man suffers, the pain for him at that very moment might seem horrific and with no reason. And yet somehow it is that pain that could make those after him somehow connect to him and make him understand that he was not just a name or a picture,…
Memories of a grandfather we n…
Oct 10, 2021 (0 Comments)
Today I walked by the house in which my aunt Gerda lived in 1981. It is in Langstraße in Hanau. (It’s “long street”, for those who are not familiar with German.) The building was from the 50s probably because Hanau had been completely flattened by allied bombers at the end…
Langstraße, the Long Street.
Jul 25, 2021 (0 Comments)
Beauty in even the very scary parts
Beauty in even the very scary …
Mar 30, 2020 (0 Comments)
Too complex to fully understand.
Too complex to fully understan…
Sep 22, 2015 (0 Comments)
The boxer looked at me suspiciously as I was on my way back to the seat behind his. I felt a bit as if he were just about attack me. But I guess that’s just the way he looks at people sometimes. It was a bit as if his eyes…
Brief encounters with a yet un…
Jun 11, 2010 (0 Comments)