Full Circle

Sometimes life meets us in the middle…. Some friends come and some friends go, but thank God for those who hang on and ride. I saw my great friend Katherine a week ago, on this side of the pond. We first met around 15 years ago when she called me for an interview. She was…

Reflections on Germany2-I Won’t Forget…

Sadly, my time in Germany has ended, but I won’t forget the cute kiddos and the wonderful staff I worked with, the food, the scenery, the people, the whole experience! Particularly, I won’t forget being a “partially developed butterfly” for the Fasching (Carnival) Parade I participated in. I glued orange eyelashes on and children told me…

Two of my Fave Cities

  Two of my favorite nearby cities here in Germany are Bamberg and Amberg (nor to be confused with Hamburg, a city I haven’t visited.) Amberg… I went to Amberg with a friend recently who wanted to shop along the streets. We got hungry along the way and stumbled upon a restaurant with a picture…

By woods and lake

Movin On Up Father opened a door for me to move to a place closer to my work and off post just a couple weeks after coming to Germany. The name of the little town I live in is Eschenbach. Its downtown looks like a typical German village with sturdy, well built buildings, a church that rings its bell…

Germany -Week 2.5

“Home is now behind you; The world is ahead…” The Hobbit Grateful I can’t believe its been two and a half weeks since I arrived in Deutschland. I miss my “hobbit-hole”, but I can return there after my adventures. My mind is waking up to the amazing gift I have been given in being able…