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 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

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