Archive for September, 2010

Arenberg: Hotel “Roter Hahn” (Red Rooster)

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Today I thought about something my mother had told me many years ago. The matter is in regards to the inn “Roter Hahn”, which is located in Arenberg and where she had worked for a long time. The inn “Roter Hahn” of Arenberg has a long history, and during the time Mrs. Hoos was […]

Tattoos: Symbols of free speech

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Today, I read in the Los Angeles Times that tattoos are a free speech issue for some people so that the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals had to adjudicate on tattoos. For me they always were an individual expression of free speech, and I myself have some tattoos since my student times. When I […]

Hand Drumming with Djembé drum

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

I love music but I never learned to play a musical instrument until I decided last year in December that I wanted to play the drum. After seeing the movie The Visitor (2007) I felt that it would be fun to play the Djembé drum, just like the widowed professor Walter Vale (Richard Jenkins) expressed […]