Twisting Tongues in Bavaria

German words have a reputation for being long, and at times, very descriptive. I have a few quirky favorites. The first is Zahnfleisch, which literally means “tooth meat” or “gums.” The other is Schneebesen, which literally translates to “snow broom,” but means “whisk.”

Candy Apples, Saloons, and a Sagebrush Cemetery: A Day Trip to Virginia City, Nevada

For a scribe who’s been in Germany for the past ten years, there isn’t much of a better way to reconnect with her American roots than to visit the wild, wild west. That’s just what Shawn and I did exactly one year ago when we spent the day playing in Virginia City, Nevada… Once aContinue reading “Candy Apples, Saloons, and a Sagebrush Cemetery: A Day Trip to Virginia City, Nevada”