Category Archives: Gedanken

Gedanken

Cuba Missile Crisis, 1962


Gertrude Elaine Picker lived in Salina, Kansas during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis when the nation waited with bated breath as the world’s superpowers narrowly avoided nuclear war.

In memorial to my grandma. Thank you.

Cuba Crisis – Ancestry

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Freitag


Ein Tag wie jeder andere, der Kaffeeautomat brutzelte am Morgen um 08:00 wieder fröhlich vor sich hin…der Nachbar füllte geklauten Diesel in seinen Tank – *gluck*, *gluck*, *gluck*…der Frisch verheiratete Ehepartner lies sich von seiner neuen Chefin Nageln…

That’s Life.

I have a dream


“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.’ I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at a table of brotherhood. I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice and sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Steve Jobs


Warum Jobs’ Tod so bewegt? Wer weiß. Über die quasireligiöse Wirkung von Apple ist viel geschrieben worden. Vielleicht war das Entscheidende aber seine Leidenschaft, die in jedem seiner Produkte durchschien und bei jedem seiner Auftritte, gepaart mit einer durch Jeans und Rollkragenpulli ausgedrückten