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Going West – Sachsen in Alberta

in Lifestyle/Travel
Alberta, Canada
Alberta. Photo by jameswheeler on Pixabay

“Hier ist kein Berg zu hoch, keine Strecke zu weit, keine Einladung zu spontan.”

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3 existential poems: tourist, victim, phoenix

in Philosophies/Poetry
existential poems
Urban art. Public domain photo.

If taken together and interpreted a certain way, these poems may paint the picture of an individual who is discovering that depending on external validation is a dead-end; the small moments and aspects of ourselves we learn to treasure are what matters.

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Finding home with the Armenian community

in Community/Glocal
Wedding photo of Gabriel at the Temple of Garni, Armenia. (Photo courtesy of Gabriel Armas-Cardona)
Wedding photo of Gabriel at the Temple of Garni, Armenia. (Photo courtesy of Gabriel Armas-Cardona)

Moving to Germany the middle of last year was a shock, even as an American who has lived abroad for a while. So when our guest author arrived, he reached out to a community he could connect to: the Armenians. Read his interview with the head of the community in Leipzig, and find out more about its roots and local activities.

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A day in the life of US Consul Eydelnant

in Politics/Society
US Consul Timothy Eydelnant gives a speech opening the consulate's New Year celebration. (Photo: US Consulate General Leipzig)
US Consul Timothy Eydelnant gives a speech opening the consulate's New Year celebration. (Photo: US Consulate General Leipzig)

Some born travelers turn to photography or reporting to harness their passion and curiosity into a profession. Timothy Eydelnant turned to diplomacy – a career which, beyond its routine, has perhaps been as rewarding as it has been harrowing.

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The boyfriends of birthdays past

in Dating
Birthdays are much better with mutual acceptance (though muffins wouldn't hurt either).
Birthdays are much better with mutual acceptance (though muffins wouldn't hurt either).

They increasingly became part of the celebration, rather than the chief reason to celebrate.

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Space: Are we alone after all?

in Events/Philosophies
Are we alone in space?
Are we alone in space? photo public domain

Our LeipGlo columnist Dr. Harald Köpping Athanasopoulos will address this and other burning space related questions this Wednesday, 12 April, when he speaks at the Club International’s English Lounge.

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