All Under one Banner


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCcxG2bm4PE   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 … Continue reading All Under one Banner

Reykjavik, Iceland


A layover has never been more exciting. My flight on Icelandair proved to be very successful, flying from London to Denver, via Reykjavik, Iceland. I arrived just  little before midnight, went through customs (getting another stamp in my passport, woohoo!!) I was able to sleep a little on a terminal bench in a quiet area, … Continue reading Reykjavik, Iceland

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. The … Continue reading St. Barbara Capella Ruins, Langensteinbach, Badische History

The Schnitzel Rule (my rule)/ Tips for learning, using a new language


Please, take a moment to watch the video. I originally made the video for my younger brother as part of a conversation we were having (via Whatsapp) and he thought I should share. The poster, in which I referenced, is located towards the bottom of the post/blog, along with some of the words in a … Continue reading The Schnitzel Rule (my rule)/ Tips for learning, using a new language

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

Spring time, Baden Wurtemburg (Southwest Germany)


April marks the one year mark of my being here in Germany, wow, time sure does fly!!  The natural ways have thus also come full cycle since I have arrived with all of its beauty and splendor!!! The Earth is awakening, bring scents and blossoms of new growth and splendor!!! Check out the wonderful treasures, … Continue reading Spring time, Baden Wurtemburg (Southwest Germany)

Karlsruhe Zoologisch Garten


An exciting Saturday afternoon together at the Zoo together, where even the Hippotamus eat Germain cuisine of potatoes and cabbage. The zoo is much larger than what first meets the eye and it is beautifully laid out, including animals and venues from all continents of the world. The Seels (also know as Sea Dogs in … Continue reading Karlsruhe Zoologisch Garten