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Food bond

Saying that I was nervous when I first set foot in my parents-in-law’s house the day before Thanksgiving in 2000 would be an understatement. Not only was I aware that the family of the man I was dating was Jewish.  700 more words

Absence, Populism and Violence in the Streets of Germany

To counter anarchy, let’s shine some light on it, to get it out of the dark, where it likes to pretend it is an anchor and guide in stormy seas … 2,195 more words

Street Art

The History of Carrot Cake

Although the origin of carrot cake is not certain, it is thought by many historians that it derived from the ‘carrot pudding’ during the medieval period in Europe. 146 more words


The History of Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day, originated in 1887 was first celebrated in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Groundhog Day is given to the name of the day that it is supposedly possible to predict when Spring will arrive. 157 more words


The children of Bullenhuser Damm

April 20, 1945. In a little over two weeks World War II will be over. The Nazis are under no illusions anymore: the war was lost a long time ago. 877 more words