Mom Stories

After my last blog post, many kind people suggested that I try to think of all the good times that I had with my mom.  To try and stay focused on the happy, and not the sad memories associated with her. So, in response to those suggestions I have come up with a few of […]

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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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A Little Under the Weather

I can tell you almost exactly the moment that I began to feel ill.  Friday, June 29th at around 1330. Cheyenne and I had just finished our A1 Language Exam and were walking through the streets of Köln.  It was a very warm day, but I suddenly started feeling a bit chilled.  Chilled yet still […]

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Sugar Sugar

Oh, how I love sweet things.  Eis, pies, cakes, candy bars, frou-frou coffees, you name it, I probably love it. But, it doesn’t love me.  Well, maybe it does, sort of.  It does tend to stick with me so to speak.  Like a spare tire around my middle sticking with me. Prior to my move […]

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Airport Run with Jack the Dog

Today we made the last airport run of the summer.  The second run this week. We brought my friend, Suzie to Dusseldorf airport this morning so that she could catch her plane back to the States.  We have had two visitors from the USA over the past month, and Suzie was the last to leave. […]

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