Category Archives: April Fool’s Day

The Big “Round” Birthday

When I taught in Neresheim, Germany, during my first Fulbright Year, a bouquet of flowers in a vase awaited me in the teachers’ room.  I was surprised that anyone knew when I had a birthday.  The comment to me was … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Day

This year I phoned my friend in Germany, Hilde, to wish her a Happy Birthday on April 1. She was a second mother to our two children during my first Fulbright Year there. Every Thursday after teaching all morning, I … Continue reading

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