Highline, HuffPo’s long form magazine section, had an article this week by Eve Fairbanks about millennial nuns. She writes: And near the end of the 2000s, a half-dozen old friends I’d remembered as logical skeptics and trend-forward internet connoisseurs had become deeply religious. Some of them had been raised loosely Catholic, some had not. They … [Read more…]
Bringing down one data agreement between the European Union and the United States wasn’t enough for privacy enthusiast Max Schrems, who appeared before the European Court of Justice on Tuesday in his nearly 10-year legal battle over Facebook. Originally published at https://www.courthousenews.com on July 9, 2019.
Cheers erupted in a Dutch courtroom Thursday as the Netherlands’ most notorious underworld figure, Willem Holleeder, was convicted of five murders, including his own brother-in-law, and sentenced to life in prison. Originally published at https://www.courthousenews.com on July 5, 2019.
It’s the namesake of the New York City borough, the city saved by a finger in the dike and was the epicenter for tulip mania. Haarlem is a mere fifteen minutes from Amsterdam and should be next on your list of places to visit. Originally published at https://www.dutchnews.nl on July 11, 2019.
June has been pretty productive for the house. We got the balcony flooring, installed it, sanded it and stained it. (Our neighbors actually did a lot of the work. The balcony is shared.) Then we reinstalled the railing. Next up is filling up all these lovely flower boxes which we also prepped in June. We … [Read more…]