We Have Some Exciting News!!

Yes Indeed!  We have some exciting news to share.  Dirk and I will be opening a second tattoo shop, this time in our home village of Weilerswist!!  I would like to introduce the new shop, The Inky Needle Tattoo Parlour, located in Weilerswist, Germany!!  We are planning to be ready to open in November, 2021.  […]

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A Brief Visit to the U.S.A.

For those of you who haven’t heard, I made a quick 7 day trip to Michigan in September.  It was kind of a big deal since I had not been back to the States in the over 4 years that I have been living in Germany.  I had not seen my oldest daughter, Sierra in […]

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4 Years in Germany

Yep, it’s the anniversary of our big move overseas! It’s hard to believe that we have been living abroad, in Deutschland for 4 years!  The time has just sailed by. I wish we had been able to move here sooner, but thankful that we were able to move when we did. I am still so […]

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A Small Gathering, Finally.

We finally did it.  We were able to have a small gathering to celebrate moving into our new home.  It was only 10 months after the move, but who’s counting. Thankfully, the rain held off.  It was a bit cool, and very cloudy, but it was still a party and for that I was very […]

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Finally, Some Good News

Yes!  We have some good news from the land of Covid Lock Down, AKA, Germany.  Art of the Needle is FINALLY open again, for now.  The rate of infections in our area has dropped to a level low enough to allow shops, and restaurants to open.(Masks and social distancing still in full effect.  Although, it […]

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A Little Kaffee und Kuchen

Wouldn’t be nice if we could all just meet up at the coffee shop and have a little Kaffee und Kuchen?  Coffee and cake for those not living here in Germany. Or maybe some Bier und Bratwurst?  Well, neither are possible here in Germany right now.  As a matter of fact, we just started back […]

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Another Book Post, Already.

I know, I know.  Another book post.  Already?  Yep, another.  I found this one over at The Reading Addict and thought I would give it a go. What are 1-3 of your favourite books of all time?  The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen […]

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A-Z Bookish Questions

I found the idea for this post over at Theycallmetater. He found the idea at Ashley’s Blog and she found it at The Boundless Books Blog.  It just seems like a bit of fun. I haven’t done anything interesting or fun in a while. Which means I have nothing much of my own to write […]

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