Maasdamer cheese, Schwartzwälder Schinken, Brötchen, cup of coffee, and a German crossword puzzle……….pretty difficult to tell where I am right now, right? That’s right, we are back in Germany for another visit. Life is rough, I know. Life has been pretty busy though, and that’s why you haven’t heard much from us in a while. … More Wo Bin Ich?
Well, we’ve been back in Boise for a little over two weeks now and as always it is a dual edge sword that cuts both ways. Whether you are on vacation or visiting family it is always nice to come home. That has absolutely nothing to do with location though, it’s just about having your … More Back in Boise
Need a foolproof plan for a nice *Familienausflug? The zoo is a great way to spend the day with the family that you can always bank on. After all, what’s better than fresh air, funky monkeys, and a long walk through confusing pathways to bring a family closer together? If you find yourself in Southwest … More Do French Baboons Speak English?
As we are sitting on my father-in-law’s kitchen having a Bier and doing crossword puzzles, there’s a thought I can’t get out of my head. One of the most irreplaceable things from Germany is the beer, especially when I haven’t found Erdinger anywhere in Boise yet. There’s just something about it that American beer … More Erdinger in the Kitchen
I know I haven’t written anything in a long time, but I thought I’d let everyone know I am sitting on my sister-in-law’s balcony in Trier enjoying a Bitburger Stubbi…….. ……more to come, bis bald!
So, I apologoze, I did it again. I slacked off and disappeared for a little while. I love blogging but things have been crazy busy around here lately. But, I promised that I would finish all of my Christmas Vacation posts, so here is a December post inApril……… Christmas Vacation Day 17: Two days before … More Christmas Vacation Days 17-19: New Year’s Eve Prep and Celebration
Christmas Vacation Day 15: After all of the festivities couch time was in order, and there wasn’t a single complaint in the room. On top of the well needed rest there was also Christmas presents to be played with. You know what that means for dad, right? Toy assembly, toy set up, and of course … More Christmas Vacation Days 15 & 16: A Day of Rest and A Suprise Visit
Our second Christmas day was much more relaxed than that of my brother- and sister-in-law. We only had one family dinner to attend at a restaurant, whereas they had more events to attend as they had on both days prior. Yet another advantage we get by having our families on different continents! Okay, in all … More Christmas Vacation Day 14: Zweiter Weihnachtstag, The Darmstädter* Are Coming
Man am I tired today, and I mean wrecked tired. We finally got in bed around 2am last night and I was absolutely lights out until the alarm went off at 9. I felt pretty good this morning, and I even had time for coffee and a crossword before going to work today. That was … More Christmas Vacation: First Day Back Is Flat
Like I said in the last post, I love our home. After 25 hours of travel time door to door, it was an especially welcome sight. It is sad that our Christmas Vacation is over but it is good to be home. But we made it, and with all suitcases as well. Gute Nacht! *Gute … More Home Sweet Home