Thankful List

Tomorrow, the U.S. will celebrate Thanksgiving. Germans have their Thanksgiving at the end of September, but they don’t celebrate like the U.S. Since we moved here, we started our own traditions, which include a Thanksgiving meal to commemorate the U.S. and Germany’s day of thanks. We’ll be enjoying a hearty meal on Friday, and then I will put up my Christmas decorations on Saturday. Being thankful for the things in our lives doesn’t require a national holiday, but since this is the time of season, I thought I’d list the things I’m thankful for in my life. My Thankful List …

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Marches to the Beat of a Different Activity

I met India Daram on Goodreads, but I’ve gotten to know her through this interview. From what I read, she’s a strong woman who isn’t afraid of chances and change. In some ways, I can relate to India, who is an expat and loves to travel. “Upside, inside out [India’s] livin la vida loca”, so let’s welcome her with a hearty applause. Describe yourself in 150 words or less. I am a people person. I love meeting people and getting to know them. Listening to snatched bits of conversation on the tube, train or coffee shops inspires me. I tend …

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Things I just Don’t Get

Aside from the normal things my brain can’t seem to comprehend, I just don’t get some things. I’m going to share my “I don’t get” list with you because maybe you can shed some light on them. 1. Skinny Jeans. One question. Why? Why would you want to paint on a pair of jeans and then peel them off? These are definitely not “get laid” jeans. You and your date would pass out from alcohol before these suckers came off. Then again, it’s probably the most natural birth control I’ve seen to date. Now I know some of you are …

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Follow You Home by Mark Edwards

Today is book review day, and I’ll be discussing Follow You Home by Mark Edwards, a psychological thriller. Book Description (I took Jeri’s advice and wrote my own) This book is about Daniel and Laura, two Brits traveling through Europe before settling down and planting roots for their future. During their journey, they come across another couple as well as unexpected and horror situations that cut their travels short. Back home, Daniel and Laura refuse to discuss the ordeal and struggle with it along with their relationship. Soon they find their secrets have caught up to them, and the nightmare …

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