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Physics teacher lives in Gingerbread House

Greg Frazier
Circulation Manager

Philip Wojak, physics teacher and owner of the “gingerbread house,” and his wife take the tradition of gingerbread house making to a whole another level. 284 more words



The first known recipe for gingerbread came from Greece in 2400 BC.  Chinese recipes were developed during the 10th century and by the late middle Ages, Europeans had their own version of gingerbread. 208 more words

Foodie Facts

Trader Joe's Spooky Selection

Trader Joe’s has been bringing Halloween delight to customers for several years now.  This year, the store has really outdone itself, though.  In addition to the Haunted House Cookie Kit and the traditional Pumpkin and Halloween cookie varieties (called Joe-Joe’s), they are now offering Trader Joe’s Ghosts and Bats potato crisps!   62 more words


Story Notes #2

I’m in the midst of grading and need to refocus for a second (to re-energize my grading battery), so I thought I’d do another series of story notes (the first time was so fun!). 302 more words

Gingerbread House, Kris Kringle and Nutcracker Haus

It always feels like Christmas here in Leavenworth. I recall the night I arrived here vividly. We had driven in from Seattle after a long day of traveling, and I was totally mesmerized by what I viewed as Christmas lights twinkling from rooftops everywhere. 321 more words