Monthly Archives: August 2016

Time for a New Schulranzen!

It’s that time of year in Upstate New York to get ready for school. Some Southern states are already back to school in the U.S.  In Germany, each state has its own school calendar so that when we arrived in … Continue reading

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Singing on Pitch

One, two, three – let’s waltz now. The Tennessee Waltz that is. Country music from my end of the pond to yours. I continue to sing and find joy in it. My homework assignment from my sister was to search … Continue reading

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A Musical Odyssey

The long, eventful sojourn lasted three fun-filled, musical weeks in Washington State. The country music repertoire I had prepared in advance had only a few songs. What I listened to was an adventure with songs very new to my ears … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

Earlier this month, my talented friend and fellow WordPress blogger nominated me for the Liebster Award. Annika Perry is a gifted writer, and I urge my readers to visit her site: I think you will enjoy her entries and … Continue reading

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