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)

Frankfurt Bound

So, we are headed to Frankfurt this morning to fly home, sadly. It has been a wonderful and worthwhile trip. I will finish filing you in on the happenings of each day as I get time, but today I’ll be blogging the trip “live” as I did on the way here. Bis nachher. 😦

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

Don’t Trust a McDonalds That Hides in a Gas Station

What is the number one, singular, “most bestest” thing about McDonald’s? That’s right, breakfast! And I’m not talking about some new fangled pancake-McMuffin concoction that all the kids are eating these days. I’m talking old school man, the originals. Egg McMuffin, Sausage McMuffin, Sauage McMuffin with Egg, and the king of them all……the Bacon, Egg, … More Don’t Trust a McDonalds That Hides in a Gas Station

Green Card Update!

We are almost done!  After deciphering the pages and pages of utterly confusing forms and corresponding directions, and still getting it wrong, we have received the notification for my wife’s appointment at the Frankfurt Consulate. I was beginning to think this day was never going to get here!  I don’t think I have ever applied … More Green Card Update!