Saturday night, Dirk left the shop early so he could take me to Köln. We had grand plans to see all of the Christmas Markets in the city. There are a total of seven markets in the city itself, and more as you head out of the city center. We were going to visit all […]Read More Christmas Market Adventures with Dirk
Cherie & DirkRead More Date Night With Dirk, Sort of…
I am not going to lie, I REALLY MISS having a backyard with a large veggie garden. At my last house, we planted no less than 50 tomato plants each planting season. Several types of squash, beans, eggplants, broccoli, onions, and peppers to name just a few of the plants. People do tend to have […]Read More The Balcony Garden is Growing
So, this morning started like most mornings. The snooze alarm went off about 14 times before we crawled out of the bed. Dirk stumbled off to the shower to get ready for work while I started the coffee and breakfast. It’s a good life we have. As he was leaving, and giving his goodbye kisses, […]Read More Monday Memories: Dirk on Ice
My husband, Dirk, is from Germany. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe, but had never been to the USA until we met. So, after the adventure of picking him up in Detroit(Read about the adventure here)I brought him back to Grand Rapids to spend his visit with me. Dirk loves the outdoors, and loves […]Read More Monday Memories: Dirk visits Lake Michigan
Prior to meeting my now husband, I had not done much traveling outside of the USA and Canada. I had been to Mexico and some Caribbean Islands, but never to Europe. One of the many things to catch my eye during my travels abroad were the toilets. I know, I know, most people come home […]Read More Toilets: A Love Story. No, Really, It’s a Love Story.
This post could should be called, Cherie gets lost…again. It’s not the first time that I have managed to get lost or lose something important. It’s actually a common event for me. But here’s a time I managed to get lost, and have the time of my life doing it! Dirk and I first “met” […]Read More Monday Memories-Cherie and Dirk Meet for the First Time…and Then Cherie Loses the Truck