Archive for October, 2013

Bull City Race Fest

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Today I left the house at 6:30 and headed to downtown Durham to for a run, together with 5800 other runners. It was the Bull City Race Fest and I had signed up for the half-marathon – 13.1 miles/21 KM. I knew it was going to be a difficult run for me because last weekend […]

More great music in Durham

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Last night, we went out to a strings concert by the Mallarme Chamber Players with the fantastic violinist Jennifer Curtis and … Dex Romweber (lead guitarist of the Flat Duo Jets). A bit like the Ciompi Quartett, this was another concert that broke down musical barriers and tied a variety of musical traditions together. Complex […]

Groucho Marx was a fan of Alice Cooper

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

First installment of “trivia that blows my mind” … yeah, Groucho Marx and Alice Cooper were buddies. Look at them having breakfast … Here is what Alice said recently about his friendship with Groucho: Well Groucho Marx – I grew up on Groucho Marx. The Marx Brothers, every time they were on, I would sit […]

Wiedervereinigung 1990

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit!