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Having My First Flammkuchen (Flame Cake) in Mannheim

When we went up to Mannheim May 19th, we were just planning on stopping in the city so my husband could pick up something at a store. When we got there, we found a lot of roads blocked off due to a Catholic festival that was going on. There were Read more →

Photo a Day: July 23rd-30th

The last set of Photo a Day prompts for July were mirror, stranger, heart, sunshine, on the road, cup, last thing you bought, calm, and toothbrush. The only one I took on the correct date was one for calm, but at least half were taken within a few days of Read more →

German Culture Class Day 2 Part 1

Our second day of German Culture Class was as varied as the first. We covered bicyclists, restaurants, grocery stores (complete with a little show and tell), the Apotheke (similar to a pharmacy in the States), a couple random tips for getting along in Germany, and even a little bit of Read more →

German Culture Class Day 1 Part 2

We learned a few things about Heidelberg such as that the air can be dirty due to the industrial area and the fact Heidelberg sits in a valley, but it is usually only a problem in winter. I have noticed myself that from some of the buildings you can see Read more →

Es Tut Mir Leid, Mein Deutsch Ist Nicht Sehr Gut (I’m Sorry, My German Is Not Very Good)

As I mentioned in my first post, I took four years of German in high school. Unfortunately, my first three years, Frau S. gave free time to play Euchre or engage in other activities more often than she administered assignments. What she did teach mostly focused on vocabulary lists rather Read more →

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