Monthly Archives: September 2012

Farewell to Ouagadougou (hello Union Market)

Disclosure: I am a gentrifier, a European snob even (see The snob factor). I love organic food. But apart from that, I also like to think of myself as someone with a social conscience and an interest in my neighborhood. … Continue reading

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One Helmut for Obama, one for Romney

At Munich’s Oktoberfest, Helmut would easily pass for a true Bavarian – except that the breast piece between his suspenders says “Gulf Coast Enziana”. Helmut has found his little piece of Germany at the Gulf of Mexico. Originally from Lower … Continue reading

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Hope and Change, Part 2

Can Obama get his mojo back in Charlotte? Check back for updates.

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