Esslingen and Virgen Mary’s Six Toes

While my goddaughter came to visit in January, we made a pilgrimage to Esslingen where we could get a personal tour from fellow expat and darling friend, Ami im Schwabenland. Esslingen am Neckar sits just outside of Stuttgart and was a free imperial city for several centuries until it was annexed by Württemberg in 1802. … Continue reading Esslingen and Virgen Mary’s Six Toes

Advertisements

The Goddaughter Came to Visit

Ok, so to most of my family - this is suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuper old news, but to the rest of you…. My Goddaughter came to visit for a few weeks as she was heading for her semester abroad in South Africa. I say goddaughter and most people look at us and wonder how the hell the age … Continue reading The Goddaughter Came to Visit

Mmmmmmmm Tastes Like Home…

Being American, I have been very fortunate that Germany has a lot of the big “American foods.” Germany has McDonald’s, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Pizza Hut, Dominoes, Dunkin’ Donuts, Subway, and I am sure a plethora of other fast food joints that would satiate your American junk food needs.  There is even a restaurant … Continue reading Mmmmmmmm Tastes Like Home…

New Zealand – One Year Later…

So it occurred to me that a year ago yesterday was the one year anniversary of us arriving in New Zealand for our four week honeymoon. I still dream about my time there - it truly is the most magical place in the world. In celebration, I thought I would bring back some of my … Continue reading New Zealand – One Year Later…