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Babysitting My Mom – Part VIII

On the blog before last, I promised that I would introduce more of my German relatives.  I promised that this blog would be about Great-aunt Truda and her son, Horst.  However, since they were the most colorful (okay . . . the most odd) of my … 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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History Lesson For Today :)

My grandfather used to be the lionkeeper at the Berlin zoo before WWII.  Here are some pictures that I dug out of the family archives. According to my mother, the lions at the zoo belonged to Hitler.  My grandfather – who hated … Continue reading

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