I am pretty sure that I am allergic to Germany. It all started at the beginning of May, and has continued into June. My eyes turned red, began burning, itching and watering. My throat became so itchy and scratchy. I started to sneeze constantly, and have been sneezing all day and into the night. And […]Read More I Think I am Allergic to Germany
This past Sunday, we spent the afternoon hiking around a lake in the Eifel area of Germany. The area is hilly and very green. It’s just beautiful to drive through. It’s also an area that was created by volcanic activity. This lake was created when a volcano cone collapsed well over 10, 000 years ago. […]Read More A Sunday Hike at Maria Laach
I miss being able to go have drinks with friends. There, I said it. I miss those cups of coffee or tea with hours of conversation, and I really miss those multiple martinis during Happy Hour after work. I have been living in Germany for 9 months. 9 fun filled months of seeing new […]Read More Drinks with Friends
We spend last Sunday afternoon with my In laws, as we often do. We had another wonderful meal, plenty of wine, a perfect, sunny afternoon. We also had good conversation. My husband, Dirk, translates for me so that I can be a part of the conversation too. I can follow some of it on my […]Read More Hallo Burbach!
I received my free copy of Mind Games by Stevie Turner from The Book Gobbler in return for a fair and honest book review. The book was published on October 27, 2017. Mind Games is the story of the life of Frances and Martin Andrews. Their story is one of a marriage that has been […]Read More A Book Review of “Mind Games,” by Stevie Turner
Well, it is official. Jack the Dog and Newt the Cat are friends. The two can now both be in the same room without trying to kill each other…most of the time. It is still very much like a Tom and Jerry cartoon at the house, there is much chasing and trying to catch, but […]Read More Jack and Newt are Friends and Life Goes on.
Yay!! So you are planning to come visit us here in Germany? We are going to have a great time!! Many of you have asked what you should bring, what to expect, and what kinds of things are there to do here. So, I have put together a short list of tidbits about visiting our […]Read More Planning a Visit With Us Here in Germany?
You can now find little booths popping up all over town. They are filled with the most loved veggie in Germany, Spargel, or asparagus for the rest of us. They have the regular ole green type that I grew up eating in the States. But more importantly, they also have the Mother of All Asparagus, […]Read More It’s Spargel Season here in Germany!!
It has really been just shy of a year since we moved to Germany! As many of you know, my family sold or donated most of our belongings, packed up two bags and a backpack each, got on a plane and moved to Germany last year. Our household has changed a lot since arriving last […]Read More 10 Months in Germany
“First of May, First of May. Outdoor screwing begins today!” One of my favourite sayings to start out the month of May. The quote is from a wonderful nurse that I used to work with, Nita Leosh. She would sing it out loud for all to hear on May 1st! Today is May 1st and […]Read More The 1st of May