Thursday, July 12, 2012


Why was the strip named for Herr M and not for Johann Benedict Listing?

The following first appeared on Facebook, July 11, 2012.

‎"'Today, 43 per cent of Berlin consists of forest, lakes, parks and agricultural land -- an area of 382 km2 in total, nearly seven times the size of Manhattan Island (57 km2). Twenty per cent of this open space is protected land -- that's 76.4 km2 to be exact, one and a third times the size of Manhattan Island'" (

PS--Hey, New York City, oddly, come August 2013, I will be living in you again.