This Sunday our church was celebrating Pentecost. During the children’s message, the speaker demonstrated how people of different languages could … Continue reading German Germs?
May Day is not an emphasized holiday in the states. As a kid, I remember making May Baskets of picked … Continue reading All Things New – May Day
Easter is only days aways and if you have children in the house, there are likely eggs appearing in baskets … Continue reading An Egg-zalent Week!
I had the privilege of touring the Concordia Seminary Campus in St. Louis this week. The Gothic grandeur of the … Continue reading German Gothic Oasis
Sometimes a German perspective hits us out of left field. Sitting in my easy chair, watching some mindless TV, I … Continue reading Sounds More Fun in German?
How did you toast in the New Year? Did you have a traditional flute of champagne? Or maybe you wanted … Continue reading Glowing with Holdiay Wine?
One of the prominent Christmas decorations we display every year is the Christmas Pyramid – Weihnachtspyramide. I sold Christmas Around … Continue reading Christmas Pyramids – Weihnachtspyramide
In a previous blog I researched the origins of St. Martin’s Day and someone asked me to do further research … Continue reading Give Me the Beet Boys…Beet Lanterns
Naming a child is often a dilemma for new parents. Do you name them after ancestors or favorite relatives? Do … Continue reading The Namesake: Martín
Variations of the timeless tale of Cinderella is told in many cultures. As a teacher, students researched a number of … Continue reading Cinderella