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Monthly Archives: August 2014

‘Kept Secrets’ A short story from Michael V Owens on the secrets that all people can harbor.

August 15th, 2014 (0)
“Secrets, silent, stony sit in the dark palaces of both our hearts: secrets weary of their tyranny: tyrants willing to be dethroned.” ― James Joyce Cody enjoyed walking down August-Exter Street in Pasing, on which whose eponym had built some of ...

Six Reasons Why People Commit Suicide

August 14th, 2014 (0)
Munich (MunichNOW Health & Wellness) — A recent article written by Todd B. Kashdan, Ph.D (2014) cites the number-one reason for suicide: people do not commit suicide because they are in pain, they commit suicide because they don’t believe ...

Film Review: Reliving Boyhood at the Expert Hands of Richard Linklater

August 9th, 2014 (0)
Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ is as much a reflection on questionable parenting as it is a snapshot of modern adolescence, albeit a 12-year-long snapshot that seamlessly eases its way through the life of young Mason, Jr. (Ellar Coltrane). Most movies ...

Will The New Brooms Sweep Clean?

August 7th, 2014 (0)
After 850 years of using tied-together twigs to sweep the streets, Munich this summer decided to give newfangled plastic brush brooms a try. The city, which had been importing twigs from Italy so that workers could make their own ...

“The Water Nymphs of Tivoli” - a Bavarian Glimpse from Michael V Owens

August 7th, 2014 (0)
It was August, 1990, and it was hot. Not a normal hot that can be found in Munich every summer, but something similar to a beat down on your head type of hot summer found every August of every ...

The Media’s ‘Silly Season’ is Upon us - What the Germans call the Sommerloch

August 7th, 2014 (1)
Munich - MunichNOW News — We have entered what the Germans call the Sommerloch, which is yet another example of a German word for a situation that we did not even know was needed. Directly translated, this is the ...