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Seasonal Adjustments

January 17th, 2012 · Comments Off on Seasonal Adjustments · Cooking, Family, Germany

The Christmas season in Munich was lovely. Compared to the madness and mobs of New York City, it was quaint by comparison. Of course, people here think they have to deal with holiday crowds, so I guess it’s all relative. Give me a few years here and I’m sure I’ll start complaining when I have […]

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Never too late to be thankful

January 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Cooking, Family, Germany

I was too busy planning, preparing and cooking Thanksgiving to write about it here, which is a bit of a shame. It was interesting trying to pull off a true American Thanksgiving in Germany for eight adults and one child. That’s the largest group I’ve ever cooked for, so there was a bit of a […]

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First one without

August 9th, 2006 · Comments Off on First one without · Family, Remembering

Happy 70th Birthday, Mom. We miss you. Thanks to my brother Jesse for the picture.

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Loss

February 4th, 2006 · Comments Off on Loss · Family

My mother died this day, after an arduous nine-month battle to recover from a heart attack last April. In the end, she conceded on her own terms when it became clear what she was fighting for was no longer the life she wanted. She told the care staff that she no longer wanted any medication […]

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