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Memories of Buchenwald

I’ve had the hardest time publishing this post. I was blogging at Wind Scraps when we took this trip to Germany, and though I wrote about every other thing we did and saw there, and I even[...] read more

Germany-Part 4

I was in such a hurry when I prepublished all these posts about Europe last week (on my way out the door to Haiti) that I somehow forgot the fourth installment about Germany. Still too tired/emotional/pensive to[...] read more

Germany-Part 7

Here’s how we left Germany …

The only sound at 7:30 a.m. on that Saturday morning was the rumble of our Rick Steves’ suitcases as they covered the concrete distance between the Bible college and the Eiserfeld train station across[...] read more

Germany-Part 6

The tomatoes are shriveled red orbs that roll and bounce against their green plastic cage when I pull them from the back corner of the refrigerator. I’d had high hopes for those tomatoes back when they were fat and wrinkle-free.

Those are tossed.[...] read more

Germany-Part 5

(Blogger won’t take my pictures today … but I’ll keep trying)
I will take you to Buchenwald, I really will. And a walk through the Ann Frank House in downtown Amsterdam. But those tellings will only come when[...] read more

Germany-Part 3

I thought I’d make brownies for Dave, but it meant getting a little creative. I couldn’t find unsweetened baking cocoa at Edeka, but I knew that with a little finagling, I could reduce the butter and substitute for unsweetened baking chocolate.[...] read more

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