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Kari’s Background

Kari’s Background

| August 30, 2014 | Reply

Kari Martindale is a writer, ESL instructor, and lover of all things language.  Her educational background includes a Master’s in Linguistics from George Mason University and various certificates and diplomas in foreign languages, linguistics, and translation.  She is multi-lingual to various degrees of fluency in Spanish, Arabic, and German; along with possessing tourist-level communication and/or novice […]

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SOME GUY’S HAT

SOME GUY’S HAT

| August 8, 2014 | Reply

  So.  One day, I bought Some Guy’s Hat at a flea market in the Black Forest.  I bought it because it was covered in vintage souvenir pins that I recognized from a recent visit to the Koziol factory museum in Michelstadt.  I’ve always been drawn to souvenir trinkets and had fallen for the Koziol pins the […]

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Summer Update

Summer Update

| August 2, 2014 | Reply

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted about what I’ve been up to, so here goes: FIFTY BY THIRTY I am nearly finished changing the format of Fifty by Thirty, combining the already-finished story with newly-inserted travel tips. The plan is still to publish when summer ends. SOME GUY’S HAT   Recently, SGH returned to […]

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50 x 30

50 x 30

| January 26, 2014 | 1 Reply

Fifty by Thirty is currently unavailable.  A revised version will be available later in 2016. Almost a decade after ticking the last state off her list, Kari shared her adventures and misadventures in a humorous account of her travels throughout all fifty states, from description of the terrain to observations and debacles.  The novel is filled with tales of […]

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About SGH

| January 25, 2014 | 1 Reply

  So.  One day, I bought Some Guy’s Hat at a flea market in the Black Forest.  I bought it because it was covered in vintage souvenir pins that I recognized from a recent visit to the Koziol factory museum in Michelstadt.  I’ve always been drawn to souvenir trinkets and had fallen for the Koziol […]

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What I emphasize when taking my young child to the more serious museums and memorials in Germany.

What I emphasize when taking my young child to the more serious museums and memorials in Germany.

| December 11, 2013 | 1 Reply

My six-year-old daughter Sequoia has visited one concentration camp, one border museum, and the Nuremberg Trials memorial museum. I shield her from the most gruesome photos, but explain to her what these places are, what they represent, and why we are there. I am sharing what I tell her, for those parents who find themselves […]

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