The Wertstoffhof

                        Let’s talk trash. I’m on a ruthless decluttering jag. That means lots of trips to the Wertstoffhof. A quick Google Translate tells me that Wertstoffhof means ‘Recycling Center’. Well, you can just add ‘recycling’ to the list of things the Germans have gotten…

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Seerose

When you live in the Au, Schwabing can sometimes seem like it’s in another galaxy. I don’t get up there much, so I’m always at a loss when thinking of where to meet someone when I find myself north of Prinzregentenstrasse equator. Fortunately a friend suggested Seerose. It’s a little Trattoria at the end of…

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Balkonpflanzen

                              After living here so long it’s hard to discern what habits and rituals I’ve developed that are a direct result of residing in a certain place. I now realize that the I have absorbed the internal alarm setting, which goes…

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