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Three scenes of winter

The worst of it seems to have passed, no? I don't mean just the season....

In between days

Isn't it very early for cherry blossoms out of doors? Anyhow, my branches are still in bud. On my way to the office, I find myself walking down the platform to read all the whimsical, poetic billboards advertising the BVG.......

Recently, snow

In the morning S packed a box full of snow and placed it in the freezer, chortling in anticipatory delight of taking it out in June. Then we went to join the sun-dazzled snowy streets. Lunch was a butch, bloody......

New Year's Morning Outtakes

As a coda, two outtakes of the frozen duck pond at Rudolph Wilde park: light, a lone bottle of Rotk├Ąppchen....

And goodbye to 2014

The most beautiful New Year's Day, spent walking in and around tranquil Volkspark Wilmersdorf. Welcome to 2015! (The snowflake card is designed by Sylvie McGowan for cut&make.)...

Advent notes

Every morning I walk to work and pass four or five of these enclosures containing Christmas trees ready to be netted and sold. I speak so often of trust and these trees are another marker: placed, there, waiting patiently, open......

Vienna Pictured/Not Pictured

Off the night train from Berlin to Vienna and straight on to Cafe Sperl for crisp rolls slathered with apricot jam and steaming plates of ham and eggs. (Baffled and delighted that that's what they're called, rather than Schinken und......