Scaffolding

Dutch Word of the Day
het venstra:
the window

Er staat een Nederlander in mijn venstra.
There is a Dutchman in my window.



I woke up to the sound of loud Dutch and clanging metal coming from the Prinsegrancht back yard. At first, I thought they were dismantling the old bike racks in the basement. Turns out they’re building a scaffold. Right in front of my window.

Hopefully they’ll work faster than their New York counterparts. This might be a while.

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1 Response to “Scaffolding”


  1. 1 Maria Regina May 15, 2007 at 13:22

    …This kinda makes me want to close my curtains once and a while.


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