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…

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…

Life in Germany This Time Around…

Germany for the 2nd time has been double the pleasure. Last year I came for the first time and knew I’d be back. Now I am making real effort to learn the language, so in addition to DuoLingo, I have officially enrolled in language class. Twice a week, another counselor and I drive to this…

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…

Germany-Week One

Family at the airport Note to Self:  Travel is a fun thing to do. I like to travel. It will get better… Just get out of bed… I didn’t feel so great my first week in Germany. I was jet-lagging bad. After an Artic freeze gripped the southeast the first week of January, I left…

The New Adventure…

How does one re-write one’s life? One small letter at a time… So began my switch from counseling (13 years) in my hometown of Chattanooga, TN. After some relational shake ups and breakups, I knew it was time for something new. I am one week away from a move to Germany, where I will be offering emotional…