Monthly Archives: May 2012

Considering Expats and Movies. has not shut up about the fact that he is soon going abroad to Switzerland and Italy (and France?) for a month. He’s also reading the fantastic book, “In The Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larson. The nonfiction book … Continue reading

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Alliance, Ohio: Cats, Flowers, and Choo Choo Trains.

According to Wiki, “Alliance is commonly referred to as the Carnation City.” Although, it is unclear what commonly means. Continue reading

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The Third Man – Orson Welles’ Great Cuckoo Clock Speech

Like the fella says, in Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love – they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. Continue reading

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Where Compares the Entire City of Venice to a Guy Pearce Movie. recently saw the Guy Pearce movie Lockout. He’s also planning a trip to Venice and It got him to thinking that they are sorta kind of the same thing. Screw it, they are EXACTLY the same thing. Continue reading

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So is going to Switzerland, instead. He recently read an advisory from over there and it literally told him that the Swiss wear blazers a lot. Continue reading

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