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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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It’s not you, MVG, it’s me

October 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on It’s not you, MVG, it’s me · Germany, Transportation

Registering of residency is a practice here in Germany that doesn’t exist in the United States. When we moved to Munich, both Conny View definition in a new window and I had to visit the Public Service Bureau to register that we now live here. You need to provide some documentation, such as a lease, and in our case our proof […]

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Nein Prosit, Bitte

October 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on Nein Prosit, Bitte · Germany

The 2011 Oktoberfest ended yesterday. We made one last visit. Thank goodness its over. Keeping up with these people is going to kill me.

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My first dump

September 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on My first dump · Apartment Life, Germany

With all the unpacking, we generated a large amount of recycling. We had several stuffed boxes of flattened cartons and paper. While our building has a bin to put such things in, they only come for paper every other week, and that would mean we’d fill it for about a month. That wouldn’t make us […]

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