On a little known ‘consent of the governed’ ceremony in the medieval Duchy of Carantania.
Two Suitcases, Two Crying Kids and Two Hundred Dollars.
On the 99th birthday of the world’s most celebrated living architect.
A monument to Lincoln in Cleveland funded by children’s pennies and nickels.
A year has passed since the 12-year-old was shot and killed by a police officer in Cleveland, Ohio. The case has yet to be resolved.
2015 is going to be huge. That’s not a resolution, just a brief statement of fact.
26 Photos from a demonstration to protest the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
Another growing memorial to an often seen tragedy.
I can’t say that my entire stay in Cleveland has been pleasant. Not this week.
The proverbial new leaf for a brand new look.
Unusual suburban backyard mushrooms.
For the trabant-curious
Cleveland, Ohio, USA – About one thousand people gathered for a rally in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, yesterday to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic ‘March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom’. Eighteen photos from the event, one of several held throughout the country on Wednesday to remember and reflect upon King’s… Continue reading Cleveland Rally on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington – Notebook and Photo Gallery
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/31296145] When I was a kid growing up in the U.S. midwest, Sunday afternoons were oftentimes about drives. Usually into the nearby countryside east of Cleveland, much of which has long since devolved into developments with monstrously enormous homes. It was the same for a colleague Edwin, who grew up in the former East… Continue reading Weekly Sunday Drive – 60-second Trabant Tour
This fuzzy snap was shot in the basement club of the old Agora in Cleveland in December, or thereabouts, of 1982. It was a meeting arranged by the Cleveland Plain Dealer rock music writer Jane Scott for the area’s budding high school newspaper reporters. Most of them were fairly wide-eyed and star struck. I remember… Continue reading Adam Ant – Old Snaps 002
Another souvenir from my holiday visit to the U.S. This is on Lake Shore Boulevard on Cleveland’s east side, a short stroll from the shores of Lake Erie. Ohio was one of the states hardest hit in the subprime loan meltdown these past few years. According to a NY Times story, Last year, there were 1.2… Continue reading $400 down
Connections between Slovenia and my old Cleveland home are nothing new. When I was briefly living in Slovenia in the latter half of 1997, the Cleveland Indians made it to the World Series, and the school shooting in Paducah, Kentucky, was one of the first high school shootings to attract considerable international attention. The Indians… Continue reading Cleveland Rocks.