France said no to the European constitution. What does this mean? I don’t know. I haven’t really been following it. The question I have that nobody seems to be able to answer is: In deciding some matters of European Union policy, why do some countries have a public referendum, such as the case in France, and some have a parliamentary decision, such as the case in Germany? I asked a roomful of Germans and heard a cricket symphony. Anybody know?

In other news, I rollerbladed from Rettmer to the Lopausee and back today, a total of almost 30km. The weather here is just awesome. The temperature over the last few days was between 75° and 80°.

I’ve been making more music lately. If I get any tracks finished, I’ll put them on the audio page.

I bought a lap steel guitar. It looks similar to this:

It sounds so cool. I’ve spent the last few days trying to figure out the different tunings.