Make an Impression


Make me an offer!!! Making a good impression …with beautiful, original art. As seen in a January post I wrote,  I dream of selling an art piece of my very own, an adventure in eBay sales for sure!!! The price is currently at $700–but this is negotiable for sure, so make me an offer!! Van … More Make an Impression

Giving a Schwarzwald tour


Woohoo!! My Grandfather came to visit me….and I marked off another item on my dream-list. I gave a family member a tour!!! Yes, it is true and I found it fun and exciting. My Grandfather visited from Sunday through Tuesday evening here in Southwest Germany and willingly adventured with me around the area. We had … More Giving a Schwarzwald tour

Kirch & Kloster (Ruins) and town of Bad Herrenalb


Video Link A fellow tourist summed it up perfect (excerpt from German Eagle) The Cistercian monastery, origin of the town, was founded in 1149 by Berthold III von Eberstein and his wife Uta. It became economically successful, in the 14th and 15th century it prospered. However, the end came soon: In 1525 farmers plundered it, … More Kirch & Kloster (Ruins) and town of Bad Herrenalb

The Porcelain Palace–


Amazing day!! The chapel is not normally open to tourists-visitors but today, with special perimissin, Thomas and I not only got a tour of the private chapel on estate grounds but I also was given the opprotunity to cross something off my bucket list–our guide ENCOURAGED me, with full permission (without me even asking) to … More The Porcelain Palace–

Turning over a new leaf


  So, as our story continues on, Thomas and I have continued to write, sharing our lives and friendship through letters..and now we have been very dear, good sweet friends for almost 20 years. We continued to write when one day…. Thomas asked me to come to Germany, not for a vacation, but for something … More Turning over a new leaf