All Under one Banner


  What a rally and march to see!! The streets are packed with seekers, the March filled with banners, flags, and more, in march for an Independent Scoltand!! What an experience to see first hand. The march last well over an hour and chants were said, responses given, and flags were waved in high glory,Continue reading “All Under one Banner”

13 months in Baden Wurtemburg


Whew!! 13 months here have really flown by and now it is time for the next chapter!! A review in photos of all the fun I have experienced living abroad here in Germany.

Chilly Day Chili


Steinbach


A Small, quaint town in the heart of the Black Forrest, Thomas and I stopped at the Guesthause Hirch for a wonderful german meal, the church bells rang, and the service was nice, the food superb. A town that one can easily relax in and fully enjoy!!! A place to get a breath of freshContinue reading “Steinbach”

Neustadt an der WeinstraBe


A wonderful adventure with family!! My Uncle came to visit Germany from Maryland (and staying with his brother, my other Uncle). We all met up somewhere in the middle…in the lovely town of Neustadt an der WeinstraBe (literally translating into the “New City on the Wine Street” but it is truly an older city, beingContinue reading “Neustadt an der WeinstraBe”

St. Barbara Capella Ruins, Langensteinbach, Badische History


The St. Barbara Capella (church) was built in the beginning of the 1300s in the town edge of Langensteinbach here in the Alb Valley. A little history (compliments of the a German information website) tells the story beautifully here: “The first documentary mention of the Barbara Chapel as “capella sanctae Barbarae” dates from 1432. TheContinue reading “St. Barbara Capella Ruins, Langensteinbach, Badische History”

Laufenburg and Leistal, Switzerland


What a wonderful adventure–driving through Freiburg, Germany (where we stopped for a Cappuccino), we continued on the #5 interstate, through border control/inspection, and into Switzerland!! We were able to change countries in a matter of about 2 1/2 hours, which to my American mind, is just outstanding and so surprising. I, with passport in tow,Continue reading “Laufenburg and Leistal, Switzerland”

JägerSchnitzel and PanniertSchnitzel @ Täglich Restaurant, Ettlingen


I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun. Charles R. Swindoll

Johannes Reuchin, Pforzheim


An impromptu afternoon in Pforzheim on a lovely day, the weather was perfect and the wind was not blowing and the sun peeked out to brighten the day. A bit of history includes: Johann Reuchlin was born at Pforzheim in the Black Forest in 1455, where his father was an official of the Dominican monastery.Continue reading “Johannes Reuchin, Pforzheim”