Welcome back to Copenhagen. Let's start the second of my Danish blogs by taking in a mix of the old and new about town... Charming, brightly colored buildings abound. Stunning displays of modern Scandinavian design create an interesting contrast with the abundant historic structures. Reflections in Christianshavn, a harbor district that was founded in … Continue reading Flying To The Moon Again, Dreaming About Marzipan – My Trip To Denmark, Part 2
I had just landed at Lufthavn, and I was struggling with my luggage. As I finally got my carry-on under control, my purse slipped and fell onto the floor, and my belongings spilled out everywhere. I was on my hands and knees trying to pick everything up when a man walked up and said, "This … Continue reading A Mermaid And A Viking Walk Into A Bar – My Trip To Denmark, Part 1
"...Now, they are fields of chemical and machine. Man is replacing himself with the things he has made. It is the crop duster, not the dove, that flies overhead. The large metal birds swoop down low and drop the poison that protects the plants. But who will protect us? The hopelessness has been inherited. These … Continue reading On Beating The Odds And Beautifying The World
Hister, History, Hysteria “Beasts ferocious with hunger will cross the rivers. The greater part of the battlefield will be against Hister. Into a cage of iron will the great one be drawn, when the child of Germany observes nothing.” – Nostradamus, 1555 Has humankind learned nothing? In school, the facts of the Third Reich … Continue reading Borne Back Ceaselessly Into The Past
June 16th, 2017 5:45 p.m. Less than two hours ago, I was drowning. No one was around. I was paddling frantically, and each time my face barely broke above the surface, my mouth filled with dirty lake water as I attempted to scream or draw a quick, panicked breath before I sank back down into … Continue reading Far Out…What A Day, A Year, A Life It Is.
For spring break 2017, I took my daughter Lana and her boyfriend Michael on vacation. Another long road trip to Florida... I thought about going to California, but that is WAYYY too long to drive, and airfare for three people was a ridiculous price. Florida has the nicest, clearest water within decent driving distance. Besides, … Continue reading I Guess I’ll Pack Up My Mind
This just in: Jenn has a thing for...Chevy Chase? Entry from my dream journal, April 17th, 2017: As the dream begins, I find myself standing alone in a hotel room. I barely have enough time to wonder what the hell's going on, when in walks a Caddyshack-era Chevy Chase. Me: Woah. Chevy Chase: Darling! I'm … Continue reading You’ll Get Nothing, And Like It