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March, 2012  // Posts published in March, 2012

05 Mar Posted by in Family Life, Technology | 8 comments

Have I turned our son into a TV addict?

Have I turned our son into a TV addict?

If you would have asked me last week, I would have most definitely said yes, my son is a TV addict. (Grandma, plug your ears…or in this case, close your eyes.) Let me preface this blog with openly admitting that writing this is extremely embarrassing for me. Our almost 16-month-old was waking up from his ...

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04 Mar Posted by in Culture, Food & Drinks | 6 comments

Ladies’ Night – Minus the Ladies

Ladies’ Night – Minus the Ladies

This past weekend my husband indulged in two all men’s nights. Here is a look into some typical male activities and celebrations in Germany. Skat Night Friday night was Kay’s monthly Skat night. I’d compare Skat to Poker night where the ritual of playing cards, drinking beer, and gambling money occurs, but the game is ...

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03 Mar Posted by in Technology | 5 comments

This Blog is a Miracle…

This Blog is a Miracle…

It’s a miracle I can type on a German keyboard, navigate through Word and Photoshop in German, and surf the Web with a German IP address. Remember those children’s picture games where you had to spot the differences between two drawings?Based on the pictures provided, how many differences can you spot between the German keyboard ...

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01 Mar Posted by in Culture, Family Life | 8 comments

Team Allowance or Team Pocket Money? – Whom do you support?

Team Allowance or Team Pocket Money? – Whom do you support?

My husband: Hey, did you see your younger brother’s post on Facebook? Me: No, why? My husband: He’s mad because… something about he doesn’t get an allowance this week? What’s an allowance again? Me: It’s when you get weekly money for doing chores. My husband: (Blank stare.) Me: Like taking out the trash, vacuuming, emptying ...

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