Derek Stegelman

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New York City

Transportation Subway, Subway, Subway. And walking. ######Food Wow. Impressed. Here are just a few of the awesome places we ate at while in NYC. Heidelberg Bella Luna John’s Pizzeria #####The …

Open Source Doesn't Have to Be Ugly

Too many times I have seen freeware open source projects start with such vigor and high expectations, only to fail or take enormous amounts of time and money. Most every time I have seen this happen …

Boppard, Germany

######Derek’s Comments Lindy made me get up far too early today! It’s okay though we got around 12 hours of sleep. I feel bad that we cannot speak German, but the folks here in Sankt Goar are very …

Frankfurt and Sankt Goar

######Derek’s Comments Arrived after a long long flight. The trip wiped us out and we are tired. We traveled to Sankt Goar today and spent the day eating and climbing the hill to see the castle. The …

Milan, Italy

######Derek’s Comments Today is our 1 week anniversary! We got into Milano after a rough night on the night train. An Italian man with a huge double bass stayed in our room. We did not get much sleep. …

Sankt Goar and Mainz

######Derek’s comments Traveled to Mainz by train after breakfast, visited the Dom here in Mainz, and then had a lunch of salami pizza, rye bread, and then some Gouda cheese that we picked up in Sankt …

Genoa

######Derek’s Comments We are taking the train from Milano to Genoa this morning. Christopher Columbus was born there so we may stop by his house. The church in Genoa also has a fragment of the true …