Category Archives: Schweindorf

Expressing Gratitude to a Stranger in Germany

As a temporarily-single-parent during my first Fulbright Exchange Teacher Abroad year in Neresheim, Germany, it was often challenging especially when the children were ill. It was only on the way home up an icy hill outside the village did I … Continue reading

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Erntedankfest in a German Village

The Fulbright program does an incredible job connecting peoples around the world. We had learned that I was to teach English to German pupils from grades 6-10 in a Comprehensive School in Neresheim, Germany.  The school served 30 surrounding towns … Continue reading

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The German Teacher

My first glimpse of the Berlin Wall happened on a cold, windy, snowy day in March 1964. Some 25 years later, the Wall came down. My first Fulbright year in Germany as an exchange teacher was in a small town … Continue reading

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Fond Memories of Germany

After completing another two-hour video conference with the Kreisgymnasium Hochschwarzwald located in the Black Forest region of Germany in Titisee-Neustadt, I recall numerous fond memories of my time in Germany both as a student and later twice as a Fulbright … Continue reading

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