With the first week of work in Europe under my belt, it was time to enjoy the weekend in Berlin.  Lucky for me, I got to spend an action-packed Saturday and Sunday with a native German and Berlin local. Our first stop on Saturday morning was at a local market where we saw farm-fresh produce, […]

Shawarma is a meat preparation technique in Turkey where lamb, chicken, beef, or a combination of meats are placed on a vertical spit and slowly roasted for a long time. To serve the shawarma, long, thin slices of the meat are carved from the spit. It is then served in salads, in sandwiches, or simply […]

This week’s theme for my 52 Week Project is “How Do You Get from Point A to B?”  While I could have posted a cool photo of bicycles from Amsterdam or the Metro in Paris, I live Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  And in the Midwest, you pretty much have to drive everywhere, even when you’re close enough to walk or ride your bike, […]