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


The (Wo)man Behind the Curtain

I know, I know. I said I would keep writing. Four months without a job caused my work ethic to literally spiral out of control. Honestly, there wasn’t much going on in my life in the country worth writing about besides reading and binge watching Netlifx Not that I’m complaining. I needed … Continue reading The (Wo)man Behind the Curtain

Hold Me Closer, Beta Reader…

Not sure if tying an Elton John song to this post was necessary, but I felt like it. Anyway, for the five of you already in the know: I’m currently going through my Beta Reader phase with my novel. For the rest of you: what the what? When writing, it is imperative that you have … Continue reading Hold Me Closer, Beta Reader…

Old Blog, New Look!

Ok, so many of you have noticed that the website had been looking a little different over the last few days. I get a little antsy every six months or so and want to change the look of the site. So this time, I didn’t just make little changes, I finally finished one of my … Continue reading Old Blog, New Look!