And white smoke has finally risen…

After a 10-day visit to the US, much pondering with friends, and a late night, a decision has finally been reached. And no, I’m not talking about the pending election of the new pope. Instead, I have (in cooperation with Josie) chosen where to spend the next few years ...

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Trolltech broke my madman

Apparently, Trolltech made some incompatible change to QTable’s code, and by “virtue” of this change, in-line retagging doesn’t work for me any more. I’ll endeavor to have this fixed soon, but I’ll be out to the US for about a week and a half at the ...

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Äl Jawala

The sole purpose of this entry is to provide some Google Juice to Äl Jawala, a two-sax, two-drummer band. We saw them outside Karstadt yesterday, and apparently they were at Sauschdall in Ulm last week. They rock. :yes: We bought their live CD “Balkan Big Beatz”. Dude. Kewl. 8)

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Buying pants in Germany

Let’s start by stating a fact: Pants sizes are an at least two-dimensional affair. You have the waist and the length. Both are correlated, but not so strongly that it would be effective to make a one-dimensional measurement out of the two. Obviously, some are fatter than others. (For ...

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We’re not creators of ourselves

We’re not creators of ourselves
We are only skin and bones
Our universe immersed in glass,
and now it’s raining stones…

Lyrics by De Phazz, “Keep it simple” on “Natural Fake”

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De Phazz - Natural Fake

After a little more than a week of owning De Phazz‘s new album Natural Fake, I’m not as excited as I was at first. Maybe that has to do with how much I listened to it. But altogether, I have noticed that many songs are much more repetitive ...

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Photo trip through Ulm

Josie and I went on a brief end-of-winter-walk through Ulm on Sunday, and even though it was pretty cold, we got a hold of a few shots. Enjoy.

I, for one, am glad that spring has finally sprung in Germany. Just imagine. I was out in a T-Shirt today. And ...

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