Overnight I was in college. I decided to join the (American) football team which consisted of just men. In my […]
mgrootn00I'm a confused Dutch woman, intrigued by humanity and infatuated with raw nature. From 2009 to 2014 I've aimlessly wandered through Central and South America. With North America I will have seen all of the Americas. What do I see in the world's most famous, revered yet also most despised culture? "Travel at its most enlightening is not about having a good time" said Paul Theroux. I see that's true. You are welcome to both my casually fun stories as the more thoughtful ones.
Quantum Leaps and my Theory of Jet-Recycling
AWARENESS OF SCALE and the limited frequency of our perception provide us with our ultimate challenge; we will never be able to observe all.
Everything in our world–even our bodies–undergo quantum leaps constantly. Every atom of your body is circled by electrons which leap out and back into our world of perception all the time. Where do they go?
Philosophy: An Introduction
So I like thinking. A lot. Since I shed the restrictive burden of Protestantism five years ago, I’ve decided to […]
Coffee Habits: Amercia vs Holland
THE RITUAL OF COFFEE DRINKING is very particular to a culture. Argentinians and Italians down their espresso standing up at tall tables in a three-minute pit stop. Colombians drink small cups of sugar with some strong coffee, no milk. Australians….
Into The Mines Where The Devil Rules
– November 2013 BOLIVIA – POTOSI, THE HIGHEST CITY IN THE WORLD, was once the largest and richest. Not much […]
Can I Keep The Job?
After two years of landscape exploration on the South-American continent, I knew that I needed to get a job. Upon […]