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May 25, 2016
Autobahn

Onward Crunchy Soldiers

Progress is coming on slower than a German summer, but this week we advanced like a Prussian infantry unit, one major maneuver closer to victory on […]
May 21, 2016
German Paperwork

Wronged and Prolonged: Extended Travel in the German Republic

Into our third week in Germany, and we’re still spinning our heads trying to navigate the Kafkaesque channels of German bureaucracy. You have to give them […]
May 19, 2016
Goethe Schiller Weimar

In the Green Heart of Germany

It’s impossible to fully appreciate a visit to Germany without some understanding of the country’s long and colorful history. Not even the most remote village is […]
May 13, 2016
Bread

Hansel and Pretzel

If the Germans were prone to gluten sensitivity and wheat allergies the way Americans have proven themselves to be in the last decade or so, it […]
May 9, 2016
Germany Arrival

Tripping the Rhine Fantastic

As we prepared earlier this week for our transatlantic flight and exodus from America, I kept telling myself that if we really pulled this off, it […]
May 4, 2016
Blue Yonder

Into the Wild Blue Yonder

Flying overseas with small children is not an undertaking to be taken lightly, nor with especially high expectations. The best you can hope for is not […]
May 2, 2016
German Books

Turning Leaves in the Vaterland

Leaving California to take a long jaunt Gonna trade in my flip flops for a treatise from Kant From soft sandy beaches where waves hit the […]
May 1, 2016
Oxford Suites

The Home Stretch

With apologies for the dearth of travel updates in the last two weeks, I must admit that I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time reflecting […]
April 16, 2016
Binary Stars

Stellar Stellar Night

It has recently come to my attention that many of my e-mails and compositions are being reviewed by a team of analysts and therapists. So I’ve […]