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

Germany or Bust!

Tomorrow we fly to Germany to spend Christmas and New Years! Awesome, awesome, AWESOME!! I am so incredibly excited. In fact, here’s me leaving work today….. The only problem is that we’re going to get about 3 1/2 hours of sleep tonight. Ugh. But maybe we’ll just sleep the whole trip away. Anyway, off to … More Germany or Bust!