Thursday, of course, was the American Thanksgiving, and EAP Berlin had a potluck dinner to celebrate. I had made Stollen, a traditional German Christmas bread with candied fruits (think fruitcake but not nearly as dense, since you can't use stollen as a makeshift hammer), and everyone seemed to really like it. I'm glad they did, since it was my first time making it and I had to convert all the measurements from volume to mass, so I was a little worried of how it would turn out. I even impressed the Germans with it, so I'd say it was well done.
I couldn't spend too long at the Thanksgiving dinner, though, since I still had a list of things to do: call my parents, call my brother and his girlfriend, and then pack for a weekend trip to Nuremberg and Rothenburg! This was a trip planned by the exchange student office at Free University, cost only 90 euros for transportation, food, housing, and all the tours, and sounded like it would be a lot of fun, so I signed up.