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America  // Posts tagged as "America"

26 Sep Posted by in Culture, Driving, Family Life | Comments

When Germans Visit America

When Germans Visit America

I married a smart man… a very smart man (after all, he did choose to marry me, right?). Unfortunately he is not modest about his intelligence. And as such, I have no reservations holding back the chance to make fun of him when he makes a culturally stupid mistake. Thankfully he is a good sport ...

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02 May Posted by in Products | Comments

Frivolous Lawsuits – No need to drag German brands into the mix

Frivolous Lawsuits – No need to drag German brands into the mix

I’ve written before about Kinder Eggs chocolate and how they aren’t allowed in the US because they are considered a “choking hazard”… but only in the US, not in Germany nor in Canada. Now that I am abroad, I can safely say that yes, other countries view the US as having frivolous lawsuits. Maybe I ...

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19 Feb Posted by in Culture, Holidays | Comments

Carnival Celebrations Continue and the American Politically Correctness is out the Window

Carnival Celebrations Continue and the American Politically Correctness is out the Window

Saturday afternoon our out-of-town guests arrived from Bremen and Heidelberg for our 2nd annual Carnival celebration. This year’s theme, “Cowboys and Indians.” When we first posted the invite online, my husband and I had a short debate about how we should title the event. Here is how it went…much like many other language perplexities and ...

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