Tag Archives: Rainer Maria Rilke

In Praise of German Culture

Learned Through My Father My father was a Germanophile even though we haven’t any family history rooted in the Germanic peoples, except for a Dutch ancestor who emigrated to Nieuw Amsterdam in the 17th Century. Dad belonged to the German Club … Continue reading

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Cascading Connections

Centering on the Poet Rainer Maria Rilke, In Bohemia Eva and I visited Prague as tourists for five days in late July this year. This was time enough to sample only a small part what this great city has to … Continue reading

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