Monthly Archives: February 2013

A GLOBAL FORCE FOR GOOD


Always a good thing to remember, in spite of all the loud and loony detractors of the United States military services. There has never been the like of it. Advertisements

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NOT VERY SMART AT ALL…


A picture is worth a thousand and one words. Compared to this, ahem, thing, my little Škoda Fabia felt like a Range Rover.

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A BUNCHA WHITE TIGGERS IN LIBEREC ZOO


Liberec zoo is one of the few to breed white tigers in captivity.  This is momma tiger’s second litter of three, born in September 2012.  (Momma is on the left.) Poppa tiger (the big, mean-looking one) escaped last year and … Continue reading

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JEŠTĚD MOUNTAIN NEAR LIBEREC


Very impressive sight from cousin Pavel’s front porch… That’s a comms tower/restaurant/hotel combo on top, with ski slopes below.  They built the tower during the socialist era at significant cost, but it’s all analog.  They never converted it to digital, … Continue reading

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