Expat Life

Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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Internet Connectivity Problems

I’ve not been publishing much recently because I’ve been unexpectedly blown off the air. Tuesday at 2 minutes after midnight local time (Monday afternoon in NYC), when I was trying to publish Scientia Pro Publica, my internet connection crashed and I nearly lost the entire document (!), apparently due to a router malfunction. Rebooting multiple…

tags: Seven Words, shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cocksucker, motherfucker, tits, fart, turd, twat, television, social commentary, cultural observation, George Carlin, humor, comedy, fucking hilarious, streaming video When the contractors were once again in the flat, trying unsuccessfully to fix the IKEA kitchen fiasco that has cost my spouse many thousands of euros, I said to…

Comes With Baggage

My possessions arrived today. Until today, I felt I had escaped my previous life, but now, with all these items here, I feel trapped. I feel that my past has found me once again, that I’ve not escaped at all. There’s something to be said for walking out of an undesirable life with just the…

Frankfurter Sonnenuntergang

tags: Frankfurter Sonnenuntergang, Frankfurt Sunset, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, image of the day Sonnenuntergang aus Reidberg (Sunset from Reidberg) Reidberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: Bob O’Hara, 29 November 2009 [larger view].

tags: MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Weihnachten in MyZeil Einkaufszentrum. MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. I love this photographing shopping center because it is so architecturally interesting. I plan to return often to snap more…

tags: MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Weihnachten in MyZeil Einkaufszentrum. MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. I love this photographing shopping center because it is so architecturally interesting. I plan to return often to snap more…

tags: Frankfurt am Main U-Bahn-Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt Subway Art, photography Frankfurt am Main U-Bahn-Kunst. Hauptwache, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. One last look at the completed work.

tags: MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Weihnachten in MyZeil Einkaufszentrum. MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. I love this photographing shopping center because it is so architecturally interesting. I plan to return often to snap more…

tags: Frankfurt am Main U-Bahn-Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt Subway Art, photography Frankfurt am Main U-Bahn-Kunst. Hauptwache, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. Here’s a closer look at the completed chalk art on the floor of the Frankfurt subway station in Hauptwache.

tags: MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Weihnachten in MyZeil Einkaufszentrum. MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. I love photographing this shopping center because it is so architecturally interesting. This is the first of another series of…