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Happy Thanksgiving!

To all of our fellow world family travelers, we hope you are safe, happy, and together this holiday. We are actually going to have a traditional Thanksgiving feast this year! Turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, string beans, and pumpkin pie! I am already starting to fast to make room for all of it. … Continue reading »

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Congratulations Germany!

2014 FIFA World Cup Champions! To all of our friends in Germany, congratulations! Your team played a good game. Well done!   When we are in Germany next time, we can celebrate together. I will buy the first pint! Take care.

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German Rigidness

Chapter 2 German education is very German Where the British education system is tightly controlled by London, Berlin mostly stays out of German education. In many ways, the German system is similar to ours. The states (or Länder) have the primary authority in education. Therefore, just as in the U.S., education can vary radically from … Continue reading »

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Across the channel to Germany

Chapter 1 Crossing the channel After trying England, we decided that I should take a job in Frankfurt, Germany. I highly recommend you read this humorous survival guide if you plan to live with the Germans. They are a very unique lot! To me, Germany is the most beautiful country in Europe. As always, Rick … Continue reading »

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