Erdinger in the Kitchen 

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 

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

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!