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Being Taught Phrases I Will Never Need

I’ve mentioned before that my office building has little electronic screens that provide news and various other little snippets. One thing that shows up from time to time is how to say various phrases in other languages. Today I was … Continue reading

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German Lessons Just Sound Wrong

My wife has been brushing up on her German recently using some kind of software where they read her a phrase in German and she has to translate it into English. That’s all fine and good, but some of their … Continue reading

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I’m Part Of The Reason That Restaurant Closed

The wife and I were craving German food. We didn’t feel like driving all the way out to Colorado Springs, Arvada, or Boulder, so we decided to go to Cafe Berlin in downtown Denver. However, the wife checked and it … Continue reading

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Ancenstrydna.com Is Apparently Not Trustworthy

When I decided to take a genetic DNA test to see if I had anything I didn’t know about hiding in my background, I had no reason not to trust AncestryDNA.com. Even when it came back saying I was 83% … Continue reading

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My Newly Realized Scandinavian Origins Don’t Improve My Views On IKEA

I’d always been told that my background was Scotch, English, Irish, German, and Bohemian. However, I did one of those DNA ancestry things to see if there might be anything else lurking and I discovered that these were only the … Continue reading

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An Oktoberfest That Only Sells Samuel Adams?

The wife and I went to the Oktoberfest in Denver last night, and we were a bit disappointed this year. For one thing, they were only selling Samuel Adams. This just didn’t feel right. Now, I suppose I only have … Continue reading

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