Monthly Archives: May 2016

Enlightening Day

Enlightening Day I am no smarter than I was yesterday. I don’t know more German than yesterday (maybe a bit more). I still struggle to track the German that is being spoken in class. I still embarrass myself when I … Continue reading

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Vacillating

Vacillating I debated about writing at all this evening. Today our German Teacher, Angela, asked who in the class would be continuing in the next month’s four week class. If all goes as intended, I will be in Northern Italy … Continue reading

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The World’s Largest Toilet!

The World’s Largest Toilet! Just how many tourists have found their way to the world’s largest toilet? I have. Tanja, one of my Camino Kids, has been designing bathrooms for people for the last few years. By the way, I … Continue reading

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Plans for Italy (German Class)

Plans for Italy (German Class Report) Up to this morning, I had not come up with a place to start in Italy at the end of next week. Then came the WhatsApp reply this afternoon to a message I had … Continue reading

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Reflections 2

Reflections 2 Freshly canned liverwurst from a local processor prepared for Dragan’s Stepdad was lunch today. Some bread and beer completed the meal. I practically grew up on liver sausage and this was way better than what I had as … Continue reading

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Reflections 1

Reflections I have finished my German homework for tomorrow. My last posts are filled with scenes and activities. In this one and the next I want to reflect on two of the most interesting conversations with Dragan and Slavica. They … Continue reading

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Freiburg, the Tuscany of Germany Dragan had taken me to Freiburg two years ago. It is a center of wine and food and elegant shops. There are blocks of stone streets filled with people strolling and no cars, a few … Continue reading

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