It’s almost 2 pm, and I’m quite pleased with the way this day is shaping up. Thus far I have written two blog articles for different websites. I have …
Amsterdam skyline as seen from the roof of the NEMO museum
A house at the corner of Elandsgracht and Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam sports a sign encouraging people to read the Bible. Here's the story behind that sign.
The Noordhollandsch Kanaal was dug in the 19th century to make sure Amsterdam remained connected to the North Sea
The Dutch weather forecast nearly always goes like this: "Now and then, here and there some rain, interspersed with periods of sunshine."
This image isn’t all that sharp due to the fact that it’s a screenshot of a webcam feed. It’s a view of the IJ looking East.
The late-afternoon sun trying to break through the clouds over Amsterdam Central Station after a day of dense, low-hanging fog.
Greenpeace International's HQ is moving to a buidling at the former NDSM shipyard in Amsterdam. Two of the organization's ships recently were in port for a visit.
One of our favorite places to relax in Amsterdam is on the banks of the river IJ.
People who know us will be flabbergasted to learn that Janet and I spent a week in Benidorm recently. Though we consider Spain our home away from home, Benidorm …
Last week Janet and I spent some time on board of the Tres Hombres, a beautiful brigantine that happens to be “the one and only freighter carrying cargo across …
We’re a few into April, but it’s still bitterly cold in Amsterdam — the tail end (hopefully) of an unusual cold spell that started early in March.