Christmas Vacation Days 17-19: New Year’s Eve Prep and Celebration

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 Days 15 & 16: A Day of Rest and A Suprise Visit

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

Christmas Vacation Day 14: Zweiter Weihnachtstag, The Darmstädter* Are Coming

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

Home Sweet Home

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

Motor City Pit Stop

After two Bitburgers, four movies, and a few hours of intermittent sleep we finally arrived in Detroit, Michigan for our first stop of the day. Other than the ceiling panel that fell out of place when we landed it was a pretty uneventful flight. With the new automated machines they use for Border Patrol we … More Motor City Pit Stop

Abflug (Departure)

Well, we made it to Frankfurt safely. It was incredibly hard to tear ourselves away and drive off, but we managed it eventually. We came alone this time though, no need for my pregnant sister-in-law to sit in a car for four hours when we can say goodbye in Trier. She and my brother-in-law still … More Abflug (Departure)