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Forum: Small Talk 05-02-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By Germany76
Re: Canada/New England, here I come!!

I was visiting an old friend: we first met in Heidelberg in 1970!!!Unfortunately she is having some serious health issues these day and we couldn't get around as much as I would have liked to; plus...
Forum: Small Talk 04-27-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By Germany76
Re: Canada/New England, here I come!!

Hi,there,my Hartfort,Conn. days will be over by tomorrow; you wouldn't believe what I've been going through those last few days, trying to figure out how to proceed from here. Have you ever been to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By Germany76
Re: Hamilton report

I took a taxi to Burlington, bur the train had already left:so the driver offered to take me to Toronto(100 bucks flat!). So thats what I did. Worst ride ever!But I survived it, as you gan see.Thanks...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By Germany76
Re: Hamilton report

i was just thrown off the website, so I'll try again. Thanks for the kind words, Char. I would have loved to stay a while longer after the concert, but I was so anxious about ( not ) missing my train...
Forum: Small Talk 04-08-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By Germany76
Re: Canada/New England, here I come!!

So this is my 3rd day in Toronto- nice weather, thanks a lot! I've seen a lot of shopping malls so far. But the weather channel says next Tuesday ( Hamilton) it will be sunny and warm. So maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By Germany76
Re: Lighthearted legend !

A particularly nice interview- thank you,Jesse. It really stands out from that `he was born in Orillla..`stuff you often have to read.
Belated `Happy Easter`wishes to everyone. Hope you had a...
Forum: Small Talk 03-11-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By Germany76
Re: Canada/New England, here I come!!

Thank you , jj and Podunklander; I´m already feeling nervous about it all- especially about the flight. I haven´t been on a long-distance flight in 30 years. Wedging my old bones into economy-class...
Forum: Small Talk 03-08-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By Germany76
Canada/New England, here I come!!

A few days ago I booked a flight to Toronto; I`m on a one -year leave from my job and had planned to travel extensively throughout; but as it turned out I had to cancel my plans last fall (Massey and...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,456
Posted By Germany76
Re: Happy 71st Gordon Lightfoot!!!

Happy birthday, Sir. All the best for the upcoming Massey Hall concerts (wish I could be there) and of course best wishes for the new life year . Thank you for the music.
Forum: Small Talk 10-13-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By Germany76
Congratulations, Mr. Suzuki

Mister David Suzuki has been awarded with an honorary (undoted) so-called Alternative Noble Prize by the Right Livelyhood Foundation; he was thus honoured for his constant struggle to raise...
Forum: Small Talk 10-06-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,022
Posted By Germany76
Re: Songs about growing old !

The lines from ´Tower of Song`that JJ quoted came to my mind at once,as I listened to the London Live Album on my car radio the other day ; but how about ... You can tell from the lines on her face,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,626
Posted By Germany76
Re: Gord on piano live - Fine as Fine Can Be

Thank you so much for that one; takes me right back to the 75/76 Offenbach/Frankfurt concerts I attended. And to hear my all-time favorite `Now and then`sung live!!!!
That was quite a treat. I ended...
Forum: Small Talk 08-05-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By Germany76
Happy Birthday,dear Claudia!!

Have a wonderful birthday- may all your dreams come true. Love Vera (PM already dispatched).
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,273
Posted By Germany76
Re: Two Recent Video Interviews of GL by Rudy Blair (680 News)

Thank you, Valerie, that seems to make sense;the Oxford Dictionary gives 3 definitions which all more or less have to do with magic and the power thereof; sounds like voodoo.
Thanks for taking the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By Germany76
Re: Me & Bobby McGee Live at Temple Theatre

How beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing the video. Was that a find on `youtube´or did you tape this yourself? High quality sound. Love it. V.
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,273
Posted By Germany76
Re: Two Recent Video Interviews of GL by Rudy Blair (680 News)

Backwards??? 8 semesters of linguistics at Heidelberg University- all in vain! No, seriously, I think my problem is that I have no clue whether Mojo stands for something; only then would the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,273
Posted By Germany76
Re: Two Recent Video Interviews of GL by Rudy Blair (680 News)

Thank you, imported Next Saturday, that´s the fist link that worked for me to both watch and hear !!! the first interwiew. Shadow man ! I hope they send the cameraman to some retraining. But very...
Forum: General Discussion 03-17-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,273
Posted By Germany76
Re: Two Recent Video Interviews of GL by Rudy Blair (680 News)

Hi there,
just watched the home video a third time; I´ve read all your comments and I must say I
largely share your insights and comments about the `ghostly mansion´and the not-lived-in impression....
Forum: Small Talk 09-25-2008, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,747
Posted By Germany76
Re: Happy Birthday Deb a few hours early.

Happy birthday from one libra to the other ; I hope your day is as beautiful as ours here -beautiful blue sky with crispy cool air - . Enjoy your day . Best wishes Vera
Forum: Small Talk 08-18-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,166
Posted By Germany76
Re: Happy Birthday Kerstin and many more.....

Happy birthday, dear Kerstin ,from good old Germany -hope your day is sunnier than mine ( lots of rain again). Auch wenn ich jemanden ärgere, noch mal,alles, alles Gute , Gesundheit und Glück im...
Forum: Small Talk 08-05-2008, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By Germany76
It´s Claudia´s Birthday

Happy, happy birthday to you, liebe Claudia. Möge dir das neue Jahr nur Gutes bringen ; ich hoffe, es geht dir gut. Have a beautiful day - Love Vera
Forum: Small Talk 12-31-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By Germany76
Re: It's Melody's Birthday!!

Happy Birthday from the "old world" as well, Melody; I wish you a very nice day and a good start into the new year . May it be a happy one for you and all your loved ones. Vera
Forum: Small Talk 12-23-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By Germany76
Re: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of you from across the Atlantic . Take care . Vera
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,910
Posted By Germany76
Re: Was Gordon your very first choice as "All Time Fave" ?

To John, thank you for setting things right- it´s not as if I didn´t know - it´s just that sometimes I tend to forget. I promise I´ll be good in times to come and consult my `How to... `folder first...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,910
Posted By Germany76
Re: Was Gordon your very first choice as "All Time Fave" ?

Oops,sorry, small typing error- It should read ´servlet`instead of ´server`. V.
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2007, 09:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,910
Posted By Germany76
Re: Was Gordon your very first choice as "All Time Fave" ?

FYI, I´ve just read an article in the `Globeandmail `titled `HOw your brain calls the tune`.It´s about -Quote- `how music can enslave-and save- us. Very interesting for all you music-addicts out...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,910
Posted By Germany76
Re: Was Gordon your very first choice as "All Time Fave" ?

Yuri, it so seems you´re my kind of person- all groups you listed are favorites - plus Procol Harum, Vanilla Fudge, Cream and Eric Burdon; in my early teenage years I listened to a lot of country...
Forum: Small Talk 10-04-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,438
Posted By Germany76
Re: Falling/Fallen Leaves

Ok, Yuri, dead leaves, brown leaves, wilted leaves sure do qualify- and all these songs about things slowly fading-aren´t they just beautiful. It so seems that´s exactly the mood I was in when I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,145
Posted By Germany76
Re: (Game)You Know You've Been Listening to Too much Gord when...

At one o´clock in the afternonn, after 6 lessons taught and one more to go-no breakfast, no lunch break, I often hum to myself `Just for now I´d like to rest in the shade of a maple tree..`.`My...
Forum: Small Talk 10-01-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,438
Posted By Germany76
Falling/Fallen Leaves

Yesterday,while taking a walk through a park ,I just thought `why not start a thread about songs in which the above words can be found `.
So, here is Number 1: Leaves in the garden are...
Forum: Small Talk 09-29-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,505
Posted By Germany76
Re: Happy Birthday Germany76!!!!

Vielen Dank, liebe Claudia, liebe Kerstin, thank you, DRS, Charlene , brink, merci beaucoup, Jesse Joe. As this is not only my birthday, but also my wedding anniversary ( 34 years - ain´t that...
Forum: Small Talk 09-29-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,505
Posted By Germany76
Re: Happy Birthday Germany76!!!!

Vielen Dank, liebe Claudia, liebe Kerstin, thank you, DRS, Charlene , brink, merci beaucoup, Jesse Joe. As this is not only my birthday, but also my wedding anniversary ( 34 years - ain´t that...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,403
Posted By Germany76
October 28, 1975 in Frankfurt,Germany and then...

October 28, 1975 in Frankfurt,Germany and then again on June 24,1976-same town, different venue.
And that was it. Maybe in 2008? We´ll see. Vera
Forum: Small Talk 07-18-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By Germany76
I love comment nr. 601301; 60011 isn´t...

I love comment nr. 601301; 60011 isn´t bad,either. Sunday I´ll be on my way to a 4-week trip in search of the best B&B in England;so here I have another interesting place to go. Thank you,John. Vera
Forum: Small Talk 07-04-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,764
Posted By Germany76
Happy 4th of July to all you Americans out...

Happy 4th of July to all you Americans out there;mentioning cake- Claudia and I spent a very nice afternoon yesterday, with lots of music and some strawberry `gateau`.Today is my son´s birthday and...
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