Archive for September, 2010


Posted by Anne on September 27th, 2010

On our first night in Potsdam it was still warm. We had the windows open, and actually had some glasses and a bottle of wine unpacked (thank you!), and I was swaying to Neil Young’s Harvest Moon and then of course Van Morrison’s Moondance, in view of the amazing full Harvest Moon that brought us […]

Helmut says “Goodbye Bavaria”

Posted by Anne on September 22nd, 2010

with the “juchitzer” by the alpinkatzen! Tomorrow will be our last day in Munich. We enjoyed living and working here.


Posted by Anne on September 22nd, 2010

The weather didn’t make our goodbyes any easier. Until we meet again.


Posted by Anne on September 20th, 2010

Moving means looking at your own material culture. For me, the biggest change after ten years is the number and kind of books I brought with me, compared to the ones I’ll be taking to Potsdam. Almost all of my art books are making the move, big, heavy, beautiful tomes that let me travel through […]

Lullaby of Birdland

Posted by Anne on September 2nd, 2010

The prolific and virtually unknown songwriter George David Weiss (April 9, 1921 – August 23, 2010) penned the lyrics to this jazz standard referring to the Birdland jazz club in New York named after Charlie “Bird” Parker. The melody is by blind pianist George Shearing. It was a hit for Ella Fitzgerald in 1954, but […]

Will the real Anne Hodgson please stand up?

Posted by Anne on September 1st, 2010

Ken Wilson challenged me to write something about the many Anne Hodgsons I’ve come across online. There are hundreds of us. It’s like being a Mary Smith or Hans Müller. When I first joined Facebook, an Anne Hodgson “friended” me and immediately wanted to play some social game. She had a longish list of Facebook-friends, […]