Polly 3 on August 12th, 2011

After a very long time in the car, we finally crossed over into the state of Florida, and what comes to mind when you think of Florida…beaches, of course! Although our goal was to see the Space Shuttle launch, we were looking forward to seeing the ocean and beaches, too! The first one we saw […]

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Polly 13 on December 22nd, 2010

I’m German and while growing up, I never saw any of the American Christmas shows that many of you are familiar with, so when Polly #13 told me about the Grinch , I had no clue who or what she was talking about! She wanted to show me the Grinch, so we watched the Christmas […]

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Polly 3 on November 30th, 2010

        I arrived at the Frankfurt airport and immediately headed downstairs to the train station–Frankfurt Flughafen Fernbahnhof. Wow, that’s a mouthful!         I bought a ticket to Kassel, which is located approximately 191 kilometers from Frankfurt. The train was fast! It went 260Km/h which equals about 160 mph and […]

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Polly 3 on November 27th, 2010

When I was visiting Thea in Germany, she taught me how to make Leckerli. Imagine the best spice cookie you’ve ever tasted and that wouldn’t even come close to describing how scrumptious these cookies are! Originally from Switzerland, they are chewy, sweet, spicy AND delicious! Many years ago, Thea owned and operated her own bakery, […]

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Polly 13 on November 26th, 2010

When someone mentions fast food, most people think of cheeseburgers, french fries, or maybe a bucket of fried chicken. In Germany, fast food often means….Currywurst! What’s Currywurst? I was hoping you’d ask! Currywurst is so famous that there’s an entire museum dedicated to it in Berlin, Germany. Berlin claims to be the birthplace of Currywurst! […]

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Polly 13 on November 25th, 2010

I just recently got back from a quick trip to Germany with Pierre. We went there to visit Friedrich dem reisenden Frosch, otherwise known as Polly #40 and Pierre’s mom, Thea. We had a great time! Thea took us to a bread shop one afternoon because she wanted to buy a loaf of Udenhäuser Bauernbrot–one […]

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