Cliff & Sarahare two Americans living in Germany since April 2004.
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Monthly Archives: May 2012
Got inspired by this: http://www.davidlebovitz.com/2011/04/grapefruit-campari-sorbet/. We made significant changes, using bottled, non-pink grapefruit juice and Aperol, because that’s what we had on hand. The grenadine helps make it a little rosier.
Several “foreign” visitors to the region — and by that I mean non-native speakers of German who learned their German in other regions — have mentioned that they find the German spoken here to vary from disconcerting to bewildering to … Continue reading
Or the Eurovision final approacheth! We’re in a particular, perennial pile-up of post-easter holidays right now. It starts with Good Friday (Karfreitag), which careens into Easter Sunday and Monday, then in the middle is International Labor Day (Tag der Arbeit … Continue reading
Or at least nested.
I’ve been feeling crêpey all spring. I scouted out a cast iron crêpes pan (this one, specifically), trying to get a nice, wide flat surface, but one that will still fit in our kitchen cabinets and on our little European … Continue reading
Remember Nair? Don’t worry – I’m not wearing short shorts. Unless you need nightmare fuel, then visualize away.
The weather’s been nice enough for beer garden visits for months now, but I tend to think of the kick-off of the Maidult (Regensburg’s Spring Festival) as the true opening of the season. Yesterday, pleased to be able to get … Continue reading
Holy wow! I wish they’d done the editing a little more cleanly here. “Same-sex couples should be able to get…” …what? WHAT? I want him to say “married.” I want to hear it. I want everyone to hear it! And … Continue reading
My mom sent me a package a couple of weeks ago that got snatched by the customs office (Zollamt). This isn’t the fault of the Deutsche Post – they have their issues, as does the USPS (see The Generic Nutty … Continue reading