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Gemütlichkeit

I learned about the word Gemütlichkeit while reading an article about German beer gardens. According to Wikipedia: Gemütlichkeit is a German-language word used to convey the idea of a state or feeling of warmth, friendliness, and good cheer. Other qualities encompassed by the term include cosiness, peace of mind, and a sense of belonging and well-being springing from social acceptance. This word describes how I feel when I visit Flounder Brewing. This frame is another from a 35mm roll of…

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Main Street Somerville with Lomography Color 100

The borough of Somerville is 24 kilometres (about 35 minutes in the car) from my home and is the county seat for Somerset County. Like most of New Jersey, it was settled in colonial times (18th century) primarily by the Dutch, who purchased land from the English. Most of the "action" in Somerville happens on the strip of Main Street between North Gaston Avenue and the circle between County Route 202 and County Route 206. Downtown Somerville is mostly pubs…

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