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Michael Thompson
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World War II Memorial - with Washington Monument.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch Video: Dragon Spacecraft to Orbit
The fourth SpaceX Falcon 9v1.1 rocket to launch successfully lifted off of Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral in Florida today, April 18th, 2014 at 19:25 UTC. The rocket carried the fourth ISS-bound Dragon Spacecraft with 2.4 tons of cargo and supplies for the International Space Station, Dragon is due to arrive on on Sunday- April 20th, 2014. This Falcon 9 rocket was also the first to have landing legs installed, SpaceX will test a re-entry burn and landing burn of the first stage over the Atlantic Ocean.

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Goats on a horse -- even more odd when you write it out.
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last time i went to the nature center in asheville i was sitting down on a bench and before i knew it i had one Standing On my shoulders.  two feet each shoulder.  it was hilarious.  i Love goats!!!
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World's Fairs aren't what they used to be. Not sure I'm qualified to judge. I have only been to one - in Knoxville, TN. : NYTimes: Fifty Years After the New York World’s Fair, Recalling a Vision of the Future
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The one in Knoxville wasn't bad... My mother went to the one in NY years ago and said the one in Knoxville was as good if not a little better ... Could have been a little bias ...  :- ) 
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ESL & German instructor, zoo docent, and editor. Loves birding, beer & brewing, science, literature.
Introduction
Writer, tutor, freelance editor, translator. Loves birding, beer, science, literature (English / German).

Will tutor English speakers in German (at any level) - using Google Hangouts. Just send me a message if you're interested in trying out distance learning over Google+.

Bragging rights
Quit a bad job then tramped around Germany & Austria for 3 months.
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
    German Lang. & Literature, 1988 - 1992
  • Universität Hamburg
    Germanistik, 1986 - 1987
  • North Carolina State University
    Business Administration, 1978 - 1982
  • North Carolina Sate University
    Forestry, 1978 - 1982
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Male
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In a relationship
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ESL Instructor, Freelance Editor, German Tutor
Employment
  • Freelance
    Editor, 2011 - present
  • Borders Group
    General Manager, 1994 - 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Lecturer, 1988 - 1994
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Teaching Assistant, 1988 - 1992
  • Canal Wood Corp.
    Procurement Forester, 1982 - 1985
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Philadelphia, PA
Previously
Hamburg, Germany - Asheville, NC - New Bern, NC - Raleigh, NC - Hendersonville, NC
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Food and beer - authentic - service - better than German.
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Gone out of business at this location.
Atmosphere: Poor to fairDecor: Poor to fairService: Poor to fair
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Not cheap but food and service are excellent. Good choice for a relatively special occasion or a random 'treat yourself' dinner.
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