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Traveling in the time of COVID-19: 3 tips

Traveling in the time of COVID-19: 3 tips

Remember last February, when COVID-19 was a little flu in other parts of the world? Ah yes, good old times. Remember making plans for the summer, writing bucket lists, booking holidays? The Netherlands for tulip blossom, Côte d’Azur in the summer, visiting family in the fall and relaxing at an […]

April 2, 2021 ×

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Picking up new hobbies

Picking up new hobbies

by Leonie Milde contributing writer At the beginning of lockdown last March, the world seemed to burst into excitement at the prospect of wearing sweatpants to work, baking banana bread and whipping coffee. Those days are long behind us now and the past year has gradually wrapped us all in […]

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Feeling the Need for Speed: Closer than You Think

Feeling the Need for Speed: Closer than You Think

Everyone who gets behind the wheel for the first time, whether they realize it or not, has an emotional reaction to the power of “going.” Whether you were a metal-mouthed teenager driving a beater or learning to drive late in life, the feeling you got when you stepped on the […]

April 2, 2021 ×

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Asparagus season: Delicious spring dishes

Asparagus season: Delicious spring dishes

Veal Steak topped with Asparagus, smothered in Hollandaise Sauce served with Melted Tomatoes & Carrots Vichy Ingredients (for 4 people) 4 veal steaks, seasoned with salt and white pepper 1 tablespoon ghee or butter 12 stalks green asparagus 1 small box of Hollandaise sauce For Carrots Vichy 8 medium sized […]

April 2, 2021 ×

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Outdoor activities unlock normalcy during lockdown

Outdoor activities unlock normalcy during lockdown

No question, the last year-and-change has been unique. And understandably, some feel trapped, or at least limited regarding things to do. While we certainly are limited, there are still a great number of activities to help fight these feelings, entertain ourselves, and try to retain some sense of normalcy. Being […]

April 2, 2021 ×

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Family Fun: 10 tips for extending the egg hunt

Family Fun: 10 tips for extending the egg hunt

Is it eggs-tra difficult for you to plan an eggs-traordinary Easter for your kids this year? The community egg hunts aren’t happening. Church activities are limited. How can you help your kids feel egg-static about their egg hunt? More importantly, how can you egg-stend the time to keep everyone occupied? […]

April 2, 2021 ×

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Sprechen Sie Deutsch? 5 tips for improving your German at home

Sprechen Sie Deutsch? 5 tips for improving your German at home

For Americans living in Germany, it can be all too easy to never learn German. If you speak English at work and English (or another non-German language) at home, you might think, “Why bother?” However, learning to speak German — even a little bit — is a golden opportunity. The […]

March 26, 2021 ×

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Cinema & Cinema Highlights: March 26, 2021

Cinema & Cinema Highlights: March 26, 2021

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. Pacific Rim: The Black (2021) A race of monsters called Kaiju arise from the Pacific Rim and overun Australia. Humans build gigantic armed robots to fight back, but fail and the continent is […]

March 26, 2021 ×

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Virtual Explorer: 7 great sites in Spain

Virtual Explorer: 7 great sites in Spain

Spain is vast, beautiful and geographically diverse. Given its history, it is also one of the most culturally rich places in Europe. In addition, it offers mountains, beaches, deserts, plains and some of the world’s best cities. In short, it’s a tourist’s dream. This is true even when actual tourism isn’t particularly […]

March 19, 2021 ×

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Cinema & Cinema Highlights: March 19, 2021

Cinema & Cinema Highlights: March 19, 2021

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. Pitch Perfect (2012) Beca, a college freshman, reluctantly joins an all-girls a cappella group and later infuses freshness into their repertoire. They then take on a male a cappella group in a competition. […]

March 19, 2021 ×