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Brigitta “Britta” Huegel
Attended berlinletters.blogspot.com Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz; Verwaltungshochschule Speyer
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'Gift' by Czeslaw Milosz
Gift A day so happy.   Fog lifted early, I worked in the garden.  Hummingbirds were stopping over honeysuckle flowers.  There was no thing on earth I wanted to possess.  I knew no one worth my envying him.  Whatever evil I had suffered, I forgot.  To think ...
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World Cup Fever
" Deutschland bebt - und das völlig zu Recht!" / Germany is writhing, and utterly rightly so. "  Thomas Müller I have to confess that I am not that into football (soccer). Which is an understatement.  Husband, and son and daughter-in-love are football-fans....
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"Deutschland bebt - und das völlig zu Recht!" / Germany is writhing, and utterly rightly so." Thomas Müller I have to confess that I am not that into football (soccer). Which is an understatement.  Husband, and son and da...
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Beauty in the Air
Dear You,  Our balcony is very beautiful at the moment. The roses are in full bloom, pansies are still fine, and one can even find a few clematis blossoms (I wasn't as lucky as last year, when I had over 20 flowers on one of the two clematis). The wine make...
Dear You,  Our balcony is very beautiful at the moment. The roses are in full bloom, pansies are still fine, and one can even find a few clematis blossoms (I wasn't as lucky as last year, when I had over 20 flowers on one of ...
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Life is beautiful!
Happy again! 
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Berliner Stuck-Ankleb-Prämie?
Als wir vor dreieinhalb Jahren nach Berlin zogen und eine Wohnung suchten, standen wir vor einer Reihe Altbauten, und ich zeigte auf ein paar seltsam kahl aussehende Fassaden und fragte den Makler: " Wann sind denn diese Häuser da gebaut? Sind sie im Krieg ...
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Als wir vor dreieinhalb Jahren nach Berlin zogen und eine Wohnung suchten, standen wir vor einer Reihe Altbauten, und ich zeigte auf ein paar seltsam kahl aussehende Fassaden und fragte den Makler: "Wann sind denn diese Häuse...
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She dat typa girl dat'll turn you into stone...
Dear You, you might have noticed that I started a new blog, " Berlin zum Dritten ".  The title is from Robert Gernhardt's poem ' Berlin thirdly' , which starts:   " One doesn't step twice into the same city. One just isn't the same one as one has been. Once...
Dear You, you might have noticed that I started a new blog, "Berlin zum Dritten".  The title is from Robert Gernhardt's poem 'Berlin thirdly', which starts:   "One doesn't step twice into the same city. One just isn't the...
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WOW! I'm a MOTHETTE!
Dear You,  I feel a bit like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, muttering " Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late! " - being head over heels in work, being rude in not commenting on your blogs (though I read them!) - but having time to apply for Sir P...
Dear You,  I feel a bit like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, muttering "Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!" - being head over heels in work, being rude in not commenting on your blogs (though I read them!) - but ...
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New post "Sommerfrische/ Summer Retreat" by Joachim Ringelnatz on www.burstingwithhappiness.blogspot.com 
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A German Hausfrau Unter den Linden
Dear You, these days, when I leave our house I'm instantly wrapped in the sweetest honey-est scent of flowering limetrees. Berlin has thousands upon thousands of them, it is the greenest city of Germany. So the air is filled with a very special and seductiv...
Dear You, these days, when I leave our house I'm instantly wrapped in the sweetest honey-est scent of flowering limetrees. Berlin has thousands upon thousands of them, it is the greenest city of Germany. So the air is filled ...
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A Call from the Muddler's Button Collection
Dear You, what you see in the photo above is just one third of the things (here the books I took to Berlin) I had to move... I suspect that the many sleep-disturbed nights (I told you some time ago that I made a big mistake when I exchanged two rooms, havin...
Dear You, what you see in the photo above is just one third of the things (here the books I took to Berlin) I had to move... I suspect that the many sleep-disturbed nights (I told you some time ago that I made a big mistake w...
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A Woman's Remedies
Dear You,  at the moment I am a bit "under the weather". Not literally, though the weather is shifting from hot to cold to hot again: very strange, a rollercoaster,thus a good training for the circular flow. No, nothing important or serious has happened to ...
Dear You,  at the moment I am a bit "under the weather". Not literally, though the weather is shifting from hot to cold to hot again: very strange, a rollercoaster,thus a good training for the circular flow. No, nothing impor...
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Andreas Schlüters 'Epigonen' und Brechts 'siebentoriges Theben'
Die meisten kennen das Gedicht von Bertold Brecht :  Fragen eine lesenden Arbeiters.  Wer baute das siebentorige Theben? In den Büchern stehen die Namen von Königen. Haben die Könige die Felsbrocken herbeigeschleppt? Und das mehrmals zerstörte Babylon - Wer...
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Die meisten kennen das Gedicht von Bertold Brecht:  Fragen eine lesenden Arbeiters.  Wer baute das siebentorige Theben? In den Büchern stehen die Namen von Königen. Haben die Könige die Felsbrocken herbeigeschleppt? Und d...
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"To live is so startling, it leaves little time for anything else." (Emily Dickinson)
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Blogger: 'berlinletters.blogspot.com
Author: Brigitta Huegel (Random House et al.), translator (DuMont et al.)
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    M.A. in Anglistik, Amerikanistik, Germanistik
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"Supergeil" - from my "Diary of a Best Ager"
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Diary of a Best Ager (‘consumer older than 40’ www.dict.cc) Today I found something enjoyable in the newspaper (very rare today, I have to s

"Ballade Of An Omnibus" by Amy Levy
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SOME men to carriages aspire; On some the costly hansoms wait; Some seek a fly, on job or hire; Some mount the trotting steed, elate. I envy

Berlin, ich will dich ansehen!
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'Little Snow Flake, Little White Frock' - 'Schneeflöckchen, Weißröckchen'
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via The month of September is considered to be the most famous of the calendar images. The grapes are being harvested by the peasants and ca

How to Tell Love from Passion: A Timeless Litmus Test from E. B. White a...
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"By and large, love is easier to experience before is has been explained -- easier and cleaner." In 1927, E. B. White pulled some strings

Super-Size It, Cowboy
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Thought for the day: In the covered wagon days, if a baby was born in Texarkana while the family was crossing into the Lone Star state, by t

"Look into my eyes, babe!"
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In the German synchronisation of 'Casablanca', Humphrey Bogart says "Look into my eyes, babe" instead of 'Here's lookin' at you, kid". With

The Magnolia Has Come Around
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In such a way, in a way that I, that words, cannot—possibly should not—express. Just look. Close your eyes. Open your eyes. Listen. No. Word

Guardian Goggles: because life's too short to think for yourself - video
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Alan Rusbridger, editor in chief, unveils the latest exciting step in the Guardian's mission to harness the power of online media: Guardian

Friedrich Der Große und Bill Clinton
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'To Say To Fall Asleep' by Rainer Maria Rilke
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