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Photography Reconsidered: #80Stays with Trey Ratcliff

Photography these days is in a strange place: Everybody snaps so many pictures, they have lost all value. So much is being done in Photoshop, there is little…

#GetAtHome adventuring: Re(dis)covering Civilization near Rotholz in Tyrol

My adventuring this spring continued with a last time out to help with the spring plant sales of Arche Noah (Noah’s Ark, Austria’s society for the preservation of…

#GetAtHome Work: Arche Noah in Schiltern, A Lesson in Time

Another year, another May 1 I went out to support Arche Noah (Noah’s Ark, Austria’s society for the preservation of heirloom plant varieties) in their spring plant sale.

#GetAtHome Work: Unwillingly Discovering the Fascination of Biology in Marchegg

Marchegg. The area around it, the Marchfeld, may be important for Austria’s vegetable growing. We may have been enjoying the asparagus from there, but I didn’t want to…

Living Between Cultures, or: What Cultural Relativism Really Is

The more people get together, the further they seem to be driven apart. Thinking fast, not with cultural relativism…

Reflections on a Birthday

Another circle around the sun is done; one more and it will be a round number of them again. Reason to celebrate? I don’t know.

Know Thyself, PET Scan Edition

I have never felt so not-depressed. Being very Viennese in temperament – and by way of explanation, let’s just say there’s a reason this was the city where…

How to Compare Yourself For Motivation, Not Madness

As a social species, we continually compare ourselves to those around us. It’s natural. Unfortunately, as a species with social media (and traditional media with society pages), we…

#GetAtHome Challenge 01: “Bad” Weather? Get Out Anyway.

[This year, I want to do some things a little different. One of those different things: Monthly challenges around different topics I find relevant to the overall challenge…