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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Basterd Suiker and Imported Cranberry Sauce, the Struggles of Living Abroad During the Holiday Season

For the most part, I have easily adapted to the food here in Germany.  I love the easy access of fresh food, and I really do love many of the regular dishes that are prepared here.  It makes me so happy that there are fewer fast food chains around than Stateside.  Even though I do […]

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Nettles

     Nettles, Germans love them.  They harvest them to make tea, they take nettle leaf supplements and believe that they cure damn near everything.  Every damn time I brush against some Nettles, my German husband assures me that I will not have to worry about developing Rheumatism.  (Too late dear husband, too late.  The arthritis […]

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Wrapping up Summer: An Update

Well, we are wrapping up summer here in Western Germany.  The leaves are starting to turn.  Actually, they started doing that quite some time ago, and many have already fallen.  We had a very hot, dry summer here, and it really stressed the trees out a lot.  But, the sunny days and hot weather made […]

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