German Traditions, Turkey, and the TSA

One of the things I love about Germany is the long-standing and deep-rooted culture, with many traditions that remain firmly intact.  I actually think this is even more amazing in this day and age when smartphones and reality tv rule the public consciousness.  Now I am not knocking American traditions mind you.  Well, except Thanksgiving maybe.  … More German Traditions, Turkey, and the TSA

Nude or Prude?

So we were watching TV the other day and I saw the strangest thing.  Well, for some of you it might be strange, and 7 years ago it was for me too.  But these days it actually commonplace around here.  Yep, just the same-ol same-ol.  Move along, nothing to see here.  La-dee-da. While normal to … More Nude or Prude?

Fasching. It’s Mardis Gras without the boobs!

Mardi Gras.  New Orleans.  Partying.  Drinking.  Flashing.  Boobs.  CHAOS! Let me start by saying that I have never been to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, so I have no idea what actually goes on there. But thanks to Joe Francis and his Girls Gone Wild commercials, what I think of when I hear the words Mardi Gras is women … More Fasching. It’s Mardis Gras without the boobs!