In Love with Germany!

Contract work has brought me back to Germany for the third time in two years and I still love this place. Especially Bavaria, this quaint picturesque state in the southeast corner of the country. It is traditional, Catholic, quiet, and clean. I feel at peace looking out at farmland, mountains, lakes, and beautiful  skies. I thought this blog…

England-Woolly Sheep and Things to Eat

Most of what I’ve seen of England so far has been its emerald and serene countryside, and except for the cutest, wooliest sheep I’ve ever seen, the landscape looks oddly familiar. In fact, it reminds me so much of Tennessee, it feels like I’m just down the road from home! It rains a lot, the…

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…

Amsterdam and Black History

Just a few weeks after arriving in Europe for a new work assignment, a friend and I were invited to participate on a black heritage tour that the German chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority was organizing. We hopped a bus from the western part of Deutschland (Germany) to the lush, wet lands of…

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…