The main reason Lulu and Melissa went to Germany was to make a presentation at the library association convention there.
This pictures shows Julia - Nancy - Melissa - Olga. Julia and Olga came to Florida last year for a research visit. Lulu and Melissa hosted them in Florida - and they returned the favor over there.
Am I allowed to say this - but Melissa in this picture reminds me of all those our German films showing all the the blonde youth going to camp. Maybe I have been seeing too much of the History Channel.