Two decades of real life adventure in Germany.
Never Vacuum on a Sunday
Even though I have been living in Germany long enough to know just about everything useful, today I was confronted with something brand new. Even though I should […]
Applying U.S. or U.K. University
It’s Fall and I am reminiscing about the times when choosing our pumpkins for carving was the biggest challenge of October. Put out the newspaper on the floor […]
German politics made simple: Angie is ‘IN’
If you ask your friends who leads Germany or who has influence in the Euro zone, chances are big they will say Angela Merkel. People everywhere know […]
Pumpkin – Uncanned!
Growing up in Minnesota, a pumpkin was either a big round orange thing that you carved out at Halloween into a scary Jack O’ Lantern […]
Early Wine and Onion Pie!
When September comes, everybody starts talking about Oktoberfest – as if all Germany has to offer is Bockwurst and Beer and corresponding genders running around in Lederhosen and […]
Sqeezin’ in the Streets
Forget the chrome and heavy metal on wheels to protect us and our families from being squished to smitherines in the event of an accident on the autobahn. […]
Parents of older secondary students are likely concerning themselves right now with where their children will go off and study. For children with dual citizenship, […]
Father’s Day in the forest
It was amazing that I could get out of bed this morning after having participated in an extended version of German Father’s Day without being a father. 22 […]
Don’t forget to peel the asparagus
May is a beautiful month in Germany because blossoms are popping out all over, bringing new life and color to our eyes, tired of winter gray. May Day […]