Exchanging Florida for Florida


I saw this article the other day about comparing the GDPs of various countries with American states. Imagine my amusement when I realized that Florida, my home state, matched up with the Netherlands. It’s not just the flatness and humidity that’s similar!

Source: The Economist

Birds of a Feather

Bird Talk 16.365
The historic buildings along the Drift canal are going to have to wait another day, but since I am supposed to be offering daily photos of Utrecht, here’s one I took of a couple of pigeons yesterday. Just a chat between buurmannen (neighbors) or is that buurvogelen? 😉 They were perched on the railing of the small private bridge of sorts that connects the building to the street across a small canal.