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October, 2013  // Posts published in October, 2013

30 Oct Posted by in Culture, Travels | Comments

My Run-in with Karma

My Run-in with Karma

Technology has not been on my side recently; my camera battery went completely dead after only four pictures while away so you’re stuck with this one picture which pretty much has absolutely nothing to do with the below post other than that I was in Amsterdam.   AND my laptop decided to crap out so ...

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17 Oct Posted by in Food & Drinks, Language | Comments

Death by Cupcakes

Death by Cupcakes

Our trip back to the US last October included a stop in Orlando to an Aldi Süd, a well-known store here in Germany. Kay was not only excited to learn that there even was an Aldi Süd where we were headed, but also that they were having a special on Halloween items. Before we left Germany, ...

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09 Oct Posted by in Culture, Family Life, Reviews | Comments

Irrland – The Farm-Adventure Oasis

Irrland – The Farm-Adventure Oasis

If you haven’t learned by now, Germans are known for their environmentally friendly ways… So when I jokingly referred to Irrland as “green,” I was surprised that my partner disagreed. Last Thursday was a holiday here in Germany. Late in the afternoon, we took a drive to Irrland, “The Farm-Adventure Oasis.” Irrland can best be ...

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02 Oct Posted by in Culture, Family Life | 1 comment

Cutting Out A Wedding Heart –
Hochzeitsherz Ausschneiden

Cutting Out A Wedding Heart – <br />Hochzeitsherz Ausschneiden

Monday was our second wedding anniversary, which means a little trip down memory lane (should you choose to walk with me). One of my favorite parts of our wedding day was the Hochzeitsherz ausschneiden… which translates to, “cutting out the wedding heart.” I call it, “Hey, let’s torture the American girl by not telling her ...

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