… and probably still am. for your amusement, while you wait for this blog to be healed (again! how often does this happen?!) here’s an image of me i found while checking whether google searches about me actually point to me again, not to those sites the hackers had redirected them to.
i’ve had some problems with this blog – it got hacked and diverted a lot of the traffic to other web sites. i’m slowly getting things up to snuff again but it may take a while. in the meantime, enjoy the new look – it won’t last long 🙂
where does this go? those of you who have been here often may have noticed that i’ve become somewhat quiet lately. here’s why. i’m trying to revamp my life a bit. bringing some things to a close, shedding others – basically making room for something new. what that new thing is, i don’t know (i… Continue reading changes at change therapy: expectations and silence
aaah, you gotta love spammers. here is a particularly lovely comment i received. i just wanna cuddle mittlestone! see the bold parts for extra tasty word morsels. a lot of successful websites depend on returning visitors to account someone is concerned a notable side of their traffic. returning visitors are easier to transfigure into paying… Continue reading from my online dossier: pull down a vacuous email!
today, a guest post by larry blanken travel is a major activity in the lives of modern people. some of us travel by choice as a source of pleasure, while others only venture away from home when they are forced to. regardless of individual motivations, the act of traveling can have a deep psychological impact… Continue reading travel and emotions
i just made my first comment on a german psychiatrist’s blog! to celebrate this, i’m translating this joke here, which was one of his blog posts. back in december, the hospital hired three cannibals as janitors – john, frank and randy. it’s so difficult to get good help! on their first day, the human resource… Continue reading german joke
hey everyone – if you’ve been wondering why i haven’t done lots of updates lately, it’s because i was getting ready for what is the most significant voyage for me since 33 years ago, when i took my 4-year-old son and emigrated from germany to paraguay. my mother is moving into a seniors’ home and… Continue reading bon voyage to me
for many, many years, my aunt has been sending me the calendar of the german youth hostel association. for every two weeks, it has a little saying as well as a beautiful photograph (come to think of it, that’s where my love for wordless wednesdays may come from). the photograph can be separated from the… Continue reading a few good german words
what was your biggest non-monetary success this year? i asked this question on twitter, LinkedIn and facebook. this is post #3 – the first instalment is here, and the second here. (the ones with the @ denote twitter names). @dorylanenter: new friendships i made joanna poppink: transforming my front garden into a gorgeous, free chi… Continue reading success in 2009 – 3rd and final post
here’s part 2 of my social media friends’ nonmonetary successes in 2009: (the ones with the @ are people’s twitter accounts). part 1 is here. darren barefoot: i wrote half a book, which, it turns out, is a shocking amount of work. hamish: two of my former clients (and now friends) successfully landed new jobs… Continue reading success in 2009 – part 2