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Word of the Day: in meinem Herzen

This will be my last blog post. It has been a pleasure keeping this blog over the course of this past semester. I’m sitting now in my university office. Final grades have been entered, so I’m left now with nothing … Continue reading

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Words of the Day: meine Studenten

The last two weeks have been a time of goodbyes for us. We’re saying goodbye to Leipzig, goodbye to the friends that we’ve made here, and goodbye to one another. This morning my family said goodbye to my students. Meine Studenten. … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Theater

It’s been several days since I’ve posted to the blog. Two main reasons for my lax attention: first, traveling can be tiring.  By the time our group returns to the hotel it’s hard to imagine spend more time uploading photos and … Continue reading

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Words of the Day: Health and Wellness

Tara and I were grateful to leave the crowded streets of Istanbul behind.  We flew into Izmir yesterday and are spending the next several days in the area of Pergamon and Ephesus (ancient cities close to the modern Turkish cities … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: bamboozled

To “bamboozle” means to take advantage of someone through deceit.  I’ve been wrestling with today’s word of the day and finally settled on this one, because this is how I feel, though as I reflect more on my morning I … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Hookah

I didn’t smoke the hookah, though the pleasant aroma made me want to.  Tonight my family went with a group of students back to the Turkish cafe I visited last night. The students wanted to see the whirling dervish, and … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Submission

Well, our group made it to Istanbul yesterday.  In keeping with my “Word of the Day” theme, I am opting here (as in the Czech Republic) to switch to English words, giving up entirely the pretense of trying to learn … Continue reading

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