Kat, an old roommate of mine who is an adult with A.D.D. once explained what every day was like for her. She hears and notices everything –each sound amplified and recorded in her mind, demanding equal attention. Her life is rich with detail, but such richness has a downside. “It can be overwhelming,” she said. InContinue reading “Crazy Man, Art and Happiness Jars”
Source: Reflections about Saturday’s News
Originally posted on Expat Since Birth – A Life spent "abroad":
Before Christmas – or the Holiday season – children get very tired. There are many things going on at school: tests, exams, assemblies and all kind of celebrations. During this time of the year, schools observe an increase of injuries on the playground,…
othing could bring this point further home than the current refugee crisis. It’s not so much a crisis, but an End of the World as We Know it. Don’t take REM’s word for it. Don’t take my word for it. But take the World Bank’s and the International Monetary Funds’ words for it:
Tonight I attended a Border Kitchen event held at Theatre aan het Spui in The Hague to hear TC Boyle speak about life, writing and his latest book “The Harder They Come.” I’ve only read two novels by TC Boyle: “Riven Rock” and “Drop City.” I immensely enjoyed both novels and believe TC Boyle to beContinue reading “TC Boyle and the Shadow of Fame”
I’ve lived in The Netherlands for four years now and have never been to Germany. It’s not from lack of desire or some repressed cold-war hostility I hold onto as an American. On the contrary, I have German friends; I admire German efficiency and quite often covet German-made products. I also hold certain vague notionsContinue reading “The Nappy of Jesus”
Here’s the agenda for Earth Day tomorrow, folks! Oh. Wait. You can’t read Dutch? Well. Come on down to the event and I’ll give you an English program! Kindness! Respect! Earth!
Milieu-organisaties (non-profit). Check out this link for all the non-profits attending Earth Day this Saturday, April 18th in the Christus Triumfatorkerk (Juliana van Stolberglaan 154), 11:00-15:00! Presentations, music, workshops, organic lunch and more!
Originally posted on Earth Day 2020:
It seems that great things happen in two ways: through really hard work, or through sheer luck. The blessing of having Charlie Dee sing at Earth Day The Hague, The Netherlands is a story of sheer luck. One of our coordinators met “Renee” at a silent retreat. “Although we couldn’t talk…
Deelnemers / Participants.