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Monday, August 3, 2015

Zweirad Szenen (4)—Auf Wiedersehen

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On this date on Round and Square's History 
3 August 2014—China's Lunar Calendar 2014 08-03
3 August 2013—China's Lunar Calendar 2013 08-03
3 August 2012—Reviews: Introduction
3 August 2011—Seinfeld Ethnography: Code-Cracking

And when I leave (just about every town in Germany) on my two-wheeled vehicle, my beating heart (at about 80% effort, I hope) is warmed by a little "bye-bye" before I head onto open roads. 

I mean, think of US roads. Maybe some states tell us that we are leaving, but things are pretty much focused on welcomes. How about the care and kindness that goes into a very nice little goodbye? It's a beautiful thing, and I always note the warm embrace of communitas from the,

Americans: Let's think about this. I know it exists here and there, but what about a nice "We'll Miss You" for our towns?


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