Czechs in the City: The Czech-American Experience in Cleveland

More bio… | March 15, 2009

I live in Cleveland Heights and work at the Louis Stokes V.A. Medical Center,  like my hero Harvey Pekar.

I’m not a Czech myself but I enjoy learning about this living community which is so tied to my hometown. In today’s globalized market/ village Cleveland, Ohio is not really that far away from the Czech Republic.

Let’s see, what else? I went to Cleveland Heights High School, I ran into Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger during one of his morning walks back in 1999, I volunteer with the Cleveland Orchestra every week (so I get to enjoy all the honeymoon but none of the headache), I prefer cats, I never care what the New York Times has to say about anything and am sincerely puzzled that anyone DOES. I eat whole grain toast w/peanut butter or almond butter every morning, some of my favorite movies are (Au Hasard Balthasar, Bladerunner’s 1982 version, Ugetsu, Pickpocket, The Secret Life of Words…

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I live in Cleveland Heights and work at teh Louis Stokes V.A. Medical Center. Kind of like my hero Harvey Pekar. I'm not a Czech myself but I enjoy learning about this living community which is so tied to my hometown. Let's see, what else? I went to Cleveland Heights High School, I ran into Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger during one of his morning walks back in 1999, I volunteer with the Cleveland Orchestra every week (so I enjoy all the honeymoon with none of the headache), I prefer cats, I eat whole grain toast w/peanut butter or almond butter every morning, some of my favorite movies are (Au Hasard Balthasar, Bladerunner's 1982 version, Ugetsu, Pickpocket...

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