Devon on October 30th, 2011

For Halloween this year we went to a haunted house and made sugar cookies. First I’ll tell you about the sugar cookies. Making sugar cookies was originally Jay’s idea — and we had this fantasy in our heads. Mixing up the dough, rolling, cutting, and baking was a snap. Hilariously, icing the cookies was tedious and unfulfilling. For some […]

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Devon on November 1st, 2010

So Halloween has come and gone, just as it has every year before. This year I had a Practically Perfect Pumpkin Party. I had eight people (one in spirit) jam into my apartment for dinner and jack-o-lantern carving. The dinner was completely pumpkin oriented. We had pumpkin ale, pumpkin hummus and pita chips, pumpkin lasagna, […]

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Devon on October 5th, 2009

Well, it must be almost Halloween in this material world of ours. I was at Walmart the other day (yes, Devon went to Walmart, pick up your lower jaw) and found the aisle of Halloween candy. You read right, aisle of candy. You have to understand, it does not come through well in the photo, […]

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Devon on October 1st, 2009

I have done some research on Halloween. I knew that it stemmed from a pagan holiday, but I did not know which one. My original intent was to find some poetry or old folk lore, but instead I found recipes and some interesting facts. “Halloween,” originally spelled “Hallowe’en,” is from the phrase “All Hallows’ Eve,” […]

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Devon on November 2nd, 2008

For Halloween the studio decided to have our own party (because Germany does not celebrate Halloween) then go clubbing in Cologne. We all went over to Pam’s host parents house, which graciously agreed to host the party. We all contributed 3€ and Pam went to the store for hotdogs and snacks (it was BYOB). The […]

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Devon on October 24th, 2008

This week in school we have mainly been working on our studio projects. On wednesday we went to the UN Campus for a tour/visit. It was an interesting visit. I really did not know much about the UN. A little Bonn history: When Germany was split into Western and Eastern Germany (and Berlin was split […]

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