2010 in review, revisited


I received an email from WordPress today. Apparently WP did a better year in review. It corrected  my number of 2500 posts to almost 1900. I knew that number was skewed, but I couldn’t figure out how to make it accurate based on the stats available to me at the time. I apologize for misleading […]

Le Café Witteveen Year in Review


  Happy New Year, you lovely people! 2010 was a great year. We passed 100,000 hits. We posted almost 2,500 1900times. And we made it a full year without being struck down by lightning. Some of us anyway. Remember that guy who’s soon-to-be fiancée was struck by lighting, and I wrote about it, and he […]

Digging my way to the other side of the planet


Next Thursday I’m leaving for Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore and Malaysia. And damnit, the name I’m to call the trip is still up in the air. It’s surreal that I’ll be traveling abroad literally halfway around the world. The time difference is exactly 12 hours ahead of Chicago. If I dug straight down through Chicago and […]