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Heerstrasse

Yes. I live in a town with a bit of war in its past. In fact… there have been a few people to wander through Spandau and get frisky. Once upon a time, there were Slavic people here. Then the … Continue reading

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Staaken…

Once upon a time, there was a little dorf (village) named Staaken. It sat in Brandenburg, just west of the city of Berlin, and north of the city of Potsdam. It was a happy little dorf. The people went about … Continue reading

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Ich bin ein Berliner

  Two thousand years ago the proudest boast was civis Romanus sum [“I am a Roman citizen”]. Today, in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is “Ich bin ein Berliner!”… All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin, and, … Continue reading

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Plus Degrees!

Finally! The temperature has come above 0 and I was out today. Did I ever feel my week off! OY! Now the sidewalks were still mucky- Berliners seem constantly surprised by this phenomena known as snow- but it felt GOOD! … Continue reading

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