Archive for June, 2010


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Joepie?

Another one bites the dust Wij hebben Joep opgehaald van het asiel, een mannetjes cocker spaniel van twee jaar. Het feest was snel voorbij. Hij was dominant en onvoorspelbaar: geen goede combinatie. Wij hebben ons best gedaan. We picked up Joep from the kennel, a 2-year-old male cocker spaniel. We quickly regretted it. He was […]


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Rauw!

Raw Food, rediscovered What would I do if oil/gas disappeared tomorrow? Cook a lot less! So I bought a book, I won’t call it a “cookbook,” “Raw Food.” The raw-foodies like their soups pureed, but not cooked. Sounds OK to me. But instead of baking cookies, they dehydrate them in a -yes- dehydrater for hours […]


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We’re Back!

You can’t prevent us from returning from Chicago… [see Ambrose Bierce]


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Garfield Park, Oak Park

Renske en ik fietsten langs Chicago’s boulevards in 2006. O.a. langs Garfield Park. Vandaag kwamen wij terug voor de Conservatory, een kassenkomplex met exotische palmbomen, varens, cacti en dergelijken. Later, tussen de druppels door, gingen wij naar Unity Temple, een kerk in Oak Park met Frank Lloyd Wright als architect. Nat van buiten (regen), “cool” […]