Oktoberfest Isn't Really A Thing
未分类 / 2017年12月28日

Photo: Bayreuth2009/Wikimedia Commons Germans head to the polls in TWO DAYS, you guys, which means the Fatherland’s quadrennial “vote fight” is finally, mercifully drawing to a close. However, what ev…

Germans: Are They Talking About Us Again?
未分类 / 2017年12月28日

There’s little more satisfying than eavesdropping on a conversation between two people speaking a language who think that nobody around them can understand—and being able to understand them. It’s espe…

New York City, December 10, 2017
未分类 / 2017年12月28日

★★★★ The snow, clean white in the sun, still crisply traced balcony rails and building tops. A lilac haze prettified New Jersey. Someone had built a decently orthodox three-ball snowman on the middle …

New York City, December 11, 2017
未分类 / 2017年12月28日

★★★ A crunching and sloshing sound filled the schoolyard as little feet made their way over wet and broken ice. A stroller skidded through it without its wheels turning. The wonderment was gone, save …