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Halloween

October 30, 2011Devon No Comments »

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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Halloween

November 1, 2010Devon No Comments »

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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Halloween Candy

October 5, 2009Devon 2 Comments »

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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Hallowe’en

October 1, 2009Devon No Comments »

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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Boo! (That’s German for “Boo”)

November 2, 2008Devon No Comments »

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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UN, Castles, & Pumpkins

October 24, 2008Devon No Comments »

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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