Monthly Archives: January 2010

Babysitting My Mom – Part III

On my last blog I promised to write about our trip to the opera. Berlin’s Opera House was in the East Zone, so when the Wall went down, opera-starved people rushed to the Opera House to reserve their seats for the … Continue reading

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Babysitting My Mom – Part II

On my last blog, I promised to talk about how far one can push the Eastern German authorities without getting shot. The answer is, apparently, not far for some, but pretty far for others.  My mother grew up in West … Continue reading

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Babysitting My Mom – Part I

This past week, when I wanted to blog, I tried to think of topics to talk about, but drew a blank. . . Until I read Purplume’s blog ( www.jbvadeboncoeur.info ) about her travels in Japan.  One of her informative, but whimsical blogs, … Continue reading

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