Monthly Archives: July 2010

16-July-1985

I eat strudel for dinner, and then complain about not getting enough to eat “around here”.  I miss another field trip. 16-July-1985 Tues No, I didn’t go to Hellbrunn, but I hear it’s wild. Slept (or tried to) in afternoon, … Continue reading

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15-July-1985 I dreamed I was Mozart

I come down with a sore throat and cold.  Honestly I don’t remember that at all.  I do, however, remember the Mozart dream. 15-July-1985 Monday Had class — sat at restaurant ’till lunch.  Played piano after lunch — talked with … Continue reading

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14-July-1985 – not climbing the Untersberg

I didn’t climb the Untersberg.  That’s the most exciting thing about this day.  From Lance’s description of the climb it sounded really cool.   I remember descriptions of  them scaling up and down ice-filled crevices.  I do wish I had … Continue reading

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13-July-1985 Sat.

I turn on the Beer Gardens. 13-July-1985, Sat. Tony and I sat in the park and read and talked most of the day.  There was a Frau convention just by where we were sitting and they took one of our … Continue reading

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12-July-1985 – Silent Night house

More native words enter the log as well as a healthy dose of sarcasm.  Friends are evaluated on their ability to talk knowledgeably about Bugs Bunny. 12-July-1985 Fri. After lunch went on lokal train (some of us who weren’t going … Continue reading

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7-11 July 1985

5 day catch-up here… we go from the depraved, to the surreal, to the boring, to the interesting, to the beautiful, and to the lonely.   Actually, it’s all surreal! 7-July-1985 Salzburg: Slept most of the day – slept and … Continue reading

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Flashback to 3-July-1985

Commentary… this note was writtten on Monday night, 3 days after the day we arrived, and expands on the “wild night on the town” reference in the first log entry.  This is where it starts to get embarrassing, folks… Back … Continue reading

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3-6 July 1985

3-July-1985: Arrived in Salzburg at 12:30 met other 5 room mates and haus frau. Unpacked, ate dinner and spent a wild night on the town. 4-July-1985 – Salzburg: Orientation at 10:30 Lunch at 12:00 city tour after lunch. figured out … Continue reading

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Europe 1985 journal

For the next month or so, I will be transcribing the journal I kept during my trip to Europe in 1985 — 25 years ago this year.  I tried to keep the general tone while making it comprehensible — not … Continue reading

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