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Oktoberfest 2017

We suited up in our Bavarian Trachtenmode and headed to Munich for the last weekend of Oktoberfest. The train the crowded, the walk was long, and the beer was, well, we wouldn’t know, because, we couldn’t find a seat to have beer, but it was all worth it because we met our dear friends, Sacha and Aigulle. Oh, and Rainier got to ride a pony!

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Mere in Passau

One of my best friends (and debate partners) is my college roomie, Meredith. Meredith is a rock star educator and gets sent all over the world to work with/learn from/teach other educators. Luckily for me, this summer, she was studying the Bavarian education system right down the road in Regensberg. We actually stopped there on our way back from Berlin and kidnapped her from the Regensberg hauptbahnhof and took her to Passau for a couple days.

The thing about old good friends is that you don’t skip a beat, doesn’t matter how long it’s been. To start things off, we grabbed a beer and lunch and debated politics. After that, some Rainier time. Then, Mere and I had dinner, during which we engaged in good old-fashioned girl talk over Italian food and wine.

From the two girls who probably managed to snap a gazillion photos of themselves together in the early 2000s, before the days of iPhones and selfie sticks, we somehow managed to get a single photo together in Germany.

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But, DAMN we look good.

Love ya Mere Bear!