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