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As the Syrian refugee crisis begins to shrink from the headlines, thanks not only to apathy but also to terrorism and the craziest presidential election in U.S. History, I thought I would take a minute to fill you in on the status of the situation in one region in Germany. As is the norm for … More Refugees in Germany: A Report From the Inside
Today it rained all day. And by all day I mean aaaaallllll day like it loves to do in Germany, and what I forgot is how much I love rainy German days. Who doesn’t love a rainy day though? Chilling on the couch doing a whole lot of nothing is often just what the doctor … More A Rainy Day in Germany
We went to a French McDonalds today and you won’t believe what we found but a touch screen ordering system……. The European McDonalds are already better than the American ones anyway, especially when it comes to cleanliness and employee attire. But now you don’t even have to struggle through the adventure that is ordering food … More High Tech French Fries
As we are sitting on my father-in-law’s kitchen having a Bier and doing crossword puzzles, there’s a thought I can’t get out of my head. One of the most irreplaceable things from Germany is the beer, especially when I haven’t found Erdinger anywhere in Boise yet. There’s just something about it that American beer … More Erdinger in the Kitchen
Yeah, I know, I took another long break. But I had a good reason, I swear! What had happened was…. …actually life happened. We just got plain busy with house projects and work, you know…..life. Not to mention that I am continuing my education, did I not mention that before? No? Well now you know … More Unpause, Break’s Over!
It’s a good day for soccer, a cup of coffee, and a crossword. How do you spend your Saturday mornings? How many soccer fans read my blog?
Christmas Vacation Day 15: After all of the festivities couch time was in order, and there wasn’t a single complaint in the room. On top of the well needed rest there was also Christmas presents to be played with. You know what that means for dad, right? Toy assembly, toy set up, and of course … More Christmas Vacation Days 15 & 16: A Day of Rest and A Suprise Visit
Our second Christmas day was much more relaxed than that of my brother- and sister-in-law. We only had one family dinner to attend at a restaurant, whereas they had more events to attend as they had on both days prior. Yet another advantage we get by having our families on different continents! Okay, in all … More Christmas Vacation Day 14: Zweiter Weihnachtstag, The Darmstädter* Are Coming