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Adalbert is a forum for me, to post ephemera, photography, poetry, occasional travel notes, and various spontaneous motions. Cover photo: Parsonage where my great-grandfather spent his early years. Taken near Liegnitz, Silesia, ca. 1870.


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Blog Birthday

Today marks eight years since I started this blog. I'll have Jimi Hendrix (with Curtis Knight) play a version of "Happy Birthday," to mark the anniversary.

And here's the first journal-like post from the distant parallel universe of 2008...Myspace and after-rumbles of the Surge:

Sunday, July 27, 2008

First entry

Just re-watched Marathon Man last night... Is it safe? Dim memories of seeing clips from it in 1976 on television...


  1. Congratulations! Hope you enjoy it as much as the people in the video!

  2. Congratulations and a happy birthday, Jonathan. Great choice of birthday music!...and yes, I remember "is it safe"...Excellent movie.

    1. It wasn't my actual birthday, Ray, just the blog anniversary. But thanks!

    2. I understood that, Jonathan, I was wishing you a happy blog birthday.

    3. No worries, Ray. Have a good one.

  3. Thanks for your support, Ray. Always enjoy seeing what you've posted! Yes, Marathon Man is superb.