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American Cultural Events and Holidays

From Labor Day (September 5th) through Rosh Hashanah, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Chanukah and Christmas I experienced different national and ethnic holidays here where there is a great diversity of opinions and cultures.

American Cultural Events and Holidays

Oct. 22, 2005: Pumpkin Patch. Family, food, fun and – of course PUMPKINS everywhere!!

American Cultural Events and Holidays

Oct. 22, 2005: Anna and Lauren (Mary’s daughters) with Keagan (their friend), sitting between them.

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Oct. 22, 2005: People roaming the pumpkin patch. Pick up one for yourself!

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Oct. 29, 2005: Halloween. Sorry – these photographs look slightly fuzzy, but it might belong to a scary night)

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Nov. 24, 2005: Thanksgiving with Sheena and Jerry at Alice and Ken's house in Chicago

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Feb. 2, 2006: This place is called BRONNER’S CHRISTMAS WONDERELAND. The world’s largest Christmas store, open 361 days a year, having over 2 million visitors annually. There is nothing but Christmas!!

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Feb. 2, 2006: A shopper’s dream … especially for Christmas lovers.

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Feb. 2, 2006: I went there with Barbara (Lahser librarian) one Sunday.

American Cultural Events and Holidays

Feb. 2, 2006: On the same day Barb showed me Frankenmuth, called “Michigan’s Little Bavaria. Willkommen! Frankenmuth was founded in 1845 by a group of fifteen German-Lutheran missionaries who came to this area for the purpose of teaching Christianity to the Chippewa Indians. Frankenmuth offers a delicious variety of food for every appetite from light meals to Frankenmuth’s famous all-you-can-eat chicken dinner. Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland store is also located in Frankenmuth.

American Cultural Events and Holidays

Feb. 2, 2006: Today Frankenmuth is a community of 4,900 residents who take great pride in preserving the German heritage.

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Feb. 2, 2006: Wooden Covered Bridge

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Feb. 2, 2006: Cass River, named after Michigan’s first territorial governor Lewis Cass.

American Cultural Events and Holidays

Feb. 14, 2006: Happy valentine’s day!

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Feb. 14, 2006: To My Valentine …

American Cultural Events and Holidays

March 11, 2006: St. Patrick's Day is forthcoming (March 17th), and Saturday night was the best opportunity to celebrate it with my friends somewhere in a bar.

American Cultural Events and Holidays

March 11, 2006: People like to celebrate Irish holidays. There is always something special and delicious served to eat and drink.

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March 11, 2006: My American friends. From left to right: Mary, Ross, Caz, Alice, Laura, and Rob.

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March 11, 2006: Where does this beer brand come from, then?

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April 18, 2006: Easter time in Bedford (Connecticut) - a typical New England church and houses.

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April 18, 2006: My friend Deborah

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April 18, 2006: My younger son Ivo

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April 18, 2006: Easter decorations

American Cultural Events and Holidays

April 29, 2006: Memorial Day - in remembrance of war dead. It is always the last Monday in May. Almost each house is decorated with American flag. For Americans, the flag has always had a special meaning. It is always symbol of their nation' s freedom and democracy. This time also indicates that summer has officially set in.

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April 29, 2006:One of my students, Mike, invited me to dinner with his family and friends. It was a good opportunity to barbecue and sit in the garden but it was stifling, hot weather (the temperature reached 90 F!), so we stayed inside instead.

American Cultural Events and Holidays

July 4th, 2006: I spent 4th of July - Independence Day with Beth and her husband David.

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July 4th, 2006: We went to see fireworks in the neighborhood and had much fun ...

American Cultural Events and Holidays

July 4th, 2006: Beth - what a privillige it has been getting to know her and share this special year with her. Excellent teacher and thoughtful, caring person who was always somewhere close to me when needed. Let us not to say "good-bye" but "until we meet again."

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