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Same procedure as last year?

New Year’s Eve Tradition in Mobile, Alabama…

And, in keeping with the procedure from last year, Germany…

If you want to watch this on television, instead of on YouTube, and you’re in Germany, good news: you cannot miss it:

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My feet are up, and I wish you einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr!

It’s almost 9 pm and I think I am done with everything I needed to do today: work, two loads of laundry (one air drying, one machine dried), 71 minutes of spinning at the gym (gotta work off the Christmas chocolate that I bought at the supermarket, 50% off the original price), grocery shopping, and, […]

Dinner for One

Guten Rutsch!

LederHOTTT!

Living in Thüringen, one is not exposed to either Lederhosen or Dirndl, the image of clothing that the world has of Germany.

Emo-Lederhosen

It’s hard to tell from afar, but there are distinct cultural differences within Germany. Thüringen is famous for its bratwurst and potato dumplings; Bavaria is home to Oktoberfest and fancy dress […]

Dinner for One

This is a traditional German favorite over the next week. I happened to see a German remake of it tonight…

Wandertag: Naumburg (Saale)

Today was my office’s annual Wandertag.

Wandertag, which would translate loosely as “Hiking Day” is a great German tradition, and this year we wandered off to Naumburg (Saale) to explore its famous cathedral, tour the city, and eat lunch as a group.

For the record, Naumburg (Saale) is about 50 kilometers east and a little […]