Monthly Archives: July 2015

Late Summer – Poem

Late Summer by Carrie Fountain Out for a walk tonight, the dog is throwing all her weight against the leash, lunging toward the fat tomcat licking his black ankles with a delicious, solemn attention at the top of the neighbor’s … Continue reading

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Observing Amsterdam – 5

Canal Trip (Click Photos To Enlarge) I wait for Terry at the Torenzicht Hotel bar on this sun-bright afternoon. I’m not sure what we’ll do, but no more bike rides, though I’m glad we took the one we did together. … Continue reading

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Observing Sweden – Driver’s License Progress

Had my first driving lesson last week. $100 Attended Drug Alcohol class today. $120 Am now allowed to drive if a licensed driver is in the car with me and I have the sign you see in the back window … Continue reading

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Observing Amsterdam – Part 4

Fate of the Red Light District 2015 Double Click On Photos To Enlarge I’ve been spending a few summer days in Amsterdam for five years now, and notice changes in the Red Light District. City council here’s decided that the … Continue reading

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Observing Amsterdam – Part 3

The Dunes I’m starting to get worried. We’ve been peddling for over an hour now. I’m wasted. How far have we gone? I’ve seen a lot of milestones, all in Dutch of course: 3km . . . 5km . . … Continue reading

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Observing Amsterdam – Part 2

Bike Tripping   Sometimes you get lucky. Perfect weather here in Amsterdam. Turns out tomorrow is a day off for my good friend Terry, an expat from England who has lived here for some twenty years. He’s going to take … Continue reading

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Observing Amsterdam 2015 – Part 1

The Flight – Observing People Minutes to go. The airport. Infinite variety of dress and ways await departure in a line as long as Florida. Some have been standing 50 minutes now, as lobby seats, save for the one I’m … Continue reading

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