Turkish Delight–Döner


A definite ‘must’ in Karlsruhe–a family restuarant/locally owned business that is just simply amazing!! Located on Kronenplatz, Karlsruhe, Germany, it is a must for any local or traveler. The Döner Teller is filled with shaved, roasted meal,  a yogurt dressing atop a fresh salad,  a potato side with a orange sauce..incredible. The falafels were also … More Turkish Delight–Döner

Coffee with Old and New Friends, Waldbronn, Germany


Jenny and I wrote text messages back and forth over the past few weeks–and she has come down this weekend  see friends, myself included, as we all live in close proximity. Jenny’s friends, whom she knew from travels and summers working abroad in Spain,  are hosting Jenny and her lovely girls and boyfriend this weekend, … More Coffee with Old and New Friends, Waldbronn, Germany

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–

Literary Adventures


As the year is winding down and wrapping up, I reflect on how I have spent my time in 2015–and the pages stare back at me, full of wonderous, fulfilling things–between the pages of literature (when I am not working or out and about with enjoying life with other humans) I am blessed with a … More Literary Adventures

AJ’s, Orchard, Colorado


Prime rib is always a good idea!!! Haake and I knew about this place for a while but we discovered recently that it has  Prime Rib specials on Friday evenings–and dinner is always more enjoyable with good company.     AJ’s Corner Tavern 24213 Hwy 39 Weldona, CO 80653 Phone number 1 (970) 645-9881   … More AJ’s, Orchard, Colorado