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I Heart Deutschland!

So a long, long time ago (in a galaxy…oh, wait…ahem), I said that I was going to write an entry entitled “I Heart Deutschland!” That entry was never written, but it was always at the back of my mind that … Continue reading

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The “Shower”: A Great American Tradition

Back in September, when I was visiting family and friends in Indiana, my sister-in-law and niece threw the most lovely baby shower for me. After having lived abroad in Scotland and now in Germany where the concept of “a shower … Continue reading

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Thankful

Today is Thanksgiving in the US, and I wish we could be there to celebrate with family and friends (and to enjoy the 60-degree temperatures that are predicted…it’s cold here in Germany!) Still, turkey or no turkey, I think it’s … Continue reading

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Thank You, Universe

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post moaning about my lack of friends here in Würzburg. Since then, I’ve been able to meet more regularly with some of the friends I already had here, and that’s been great. … Continue reading

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Paying the Price

(I wrote this back in January after reading the article linked below. These were the thoughts bouncing around in my head, and for some reason I never got around to publishing this entry. Looking at the costs of higher education … Continue reading

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With a Little Help from my Friends

Lately, my posts have been mostly about our travels, but this is something that I’ve been thinking about a lot over the last couple of months. And it probably doesn’t help that there aren’t any definite plans for friends to … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

As great as it is to live abroad, one of the major downsides is being away from family and friends during the holidays. What’s particularly difficult is when the holiday isn’t even celebrated in the country you’re living in. Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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