Banana Bread Cookies

Each month, some friends and I get together for dinner.  We rotate who hosts so that no one is required to cook all the time.  This tradition has been going on for about eight or nine years at this point.  Over time, it is fairly easy to figure out what favorites are.  In this case, … Continue reading Banana Bread Cookies

Kaltenburg by Marcel Beyer

Recently, while skimming through the library shelves, I came across a book that sounded interesting and unlike most fiction I have read.  Per the dust jacket, it was a book that told the story of an ornithologist as he lived through World War II and the Cold War in Germany and West Germany.  Now I … Continue reading Kaltenburg by Marcel Beyer