Christmas Vacation Day 6: Shopping and the Little Lord

So, so. Our sixth full day in Germany must mean I’ll be starting the day the same as all of the others with Maasdamer and Schwarzwälderschinken, right? Wrong! Just when you thought I might be starting to get a little mundane, I went and mixed it up just to keep you guessing. This morning I … More Christmas Vacation Day 6: Shopping and the Little Lord

Christmas Vacation Day 5: Hospital Visits and Sweats on the Couch

My goal of blogging everyday during our Christmas vacation is becoming exactly as hard as I thought it would be. Part of that is finding the time to blog, but part of it is also having something to write about. Not that we’re not doing anything, but that I’m not sure how often I can … More Christmas Vacation Day 5: Hospital Visits and Sweats on the Couch

Christmas Vacation Day 4: Bloody Noses and Exercise

The morning of day 4 started rather unexpectedly with a visit from my sister-in-law. Not that it’s unusual for her to stop by, but unannounced and unplanned isn’t the norm. At about 4 a.m. that morning there had been a small problem with my brother-in-law’s nose when he sneezed. The sneeze wasn’t the problem though, … More Christmas Vacation Day 4: Bloody Noses and Exercise

Christmas Vacation Day 3: Best Friends, Babies, and Herring

I got up somewhere between 9 and 10, without an alarm, so there is hope that I won’t sleep the whole vacation away. Coffee and Kreuzworträtsel in a quiet was house, as I was the first of us three that woke up, reminded me of how peaceful Germany is. Not that Idaho isn’t peaceful, because … More Christmas Vacation Day 3: Best Friends, Babies, and Herring

Christmas Vacation Day 1: Monster Schnitzel and Football auf Deutsch

12:00. That’s what time we woke up on our first full day in Germany. And I’m not talking about waking up 20 times and going back to sleep. No, no. I slept like a rock and only opened my eyes a couple of times as I rolled over. To tell you the truth I would … More Christmas Vacation Day 1: Monster Schnitzel and Football auf Deutsch

Hello Germany!

We are here! In Germany!! Finally!!! It feels like an eternity since we were here last, so I apologize if I sound like a total noob. I don’t totally understand it myself. I mean, I understand why I’m excited. But this is weird, different. One thing is for sure though, the longer we are gone … More Hello Germany!

Lunch Stop for Peaches

Leg two of our trip has landed us in the capital of the peach state, otherwise known as Atlanta, Georgia. First observation: must be warm here, people aren’t wearing coats. Second Observation: I…am…..STARVING! Here is a shocking revelation you’ve never heard before in your life,  pretzels and peanuts just don’t cut it. Once we got … More Lunch Stop for Peaches