Genre Of The Week: Last Note Of Freedom By David Coverdale And Meryl Streep

On a crisp, cold morning, one man takes his dog through the valley. All covered in masks and coat, he searches for answers after facing heartbreak- a heartbreak of biblical proportions with more questions than answers. The only way to go on is going up. The question is how. As 20 January, 2017 approaches us,…
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Axel Slams Deutschland

Record Flooding along the Baltic Sea Coast- Flensburg, Hamburg, Lübeck, Wismar and Rostock among others underwater Snowfall in most of Germany- heaviest in Saxony and Brandenburg Pure Chaos on the Roads Arctic Blast to Follow FLENSBURG/CHEMNITZ/USEDOM- Much of Germany is cleaning up from a hurricane that broke 10-year old records along the Baltic Sea Coast,…
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2016 Christmas Market Tour: Zwickau (Saxony)

The next Christmas market on the tour takes us back to the Erzgebirge Region- or should I say the gateway to the mountains to be specific?  Zwickau is located in the southwestern part of Saxony, 17 kilometers south of neighboring Glauchau along the Zwickauer Mulde River. Access to the city of 100,000 inhabitants is easy,…
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2016 Christmas Market Tour: Flensburg

I would like to start off this tour with a story and a definition of the word punch. It happened at my cousin’s high school graduation reception in 1990 and I was 13. We had a large bowl of fruit punch that was based on a family recipe from my grandmother- basically, fruit juice with…
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How To Create Your Own Christmas Market

German Christmas markets are one of a kind. They feature unique architecture in the form of Christmas huts, the Christmas pyramid, lighted arches (Lichterbogen), some historic buildings as a backdrop (like the city hall, stores and even churches), murals, a giant Christmas tree and a stage for performances.  The theme of the Christmas markets depend…
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