Every year at this time, houses in the US and globally are decorated with orange gourds with scary faces carved in them. Jack-o’-Lanterns as they are called are actually an Irish Myth which was adopted in the US. Originally the lanterns were made from turnips and potatoes. Since pumpkins are native to America, they were adopted over the years to make the lanterns.
Read on if you want to know the story of how this tradition came about 🎃 –
On my most recent trip to Berlin, apart from discovering how amazing quark tastes and how its very common to end your sentences with an or (“oder” in German), I fell in love with the little traffic light man – Ampelmann. This little guy is the pedestrian signal. He caught my eye on the very first day when I took a stroll. Read More »
Standing in line at the café at work, a friend came by and raised his hand to give me a high five and ….. I almost missed! I’ve seen other miss a high five too. Hand-eye coordination fail?! While I waited for my food to get ready I wondered if there was a way to never miss a high five. Read More »