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.

Hauptfriedhof


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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 I originally made the video for my younger brother as part of a conversation we were having (via Whatsapp) and he thought I should share.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

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Homemade Vegetable Lentil Soup, a one pot wonder


Ingredients: 1 large can of Lentils 1 large Leek, sliced 3 Large Carrots, peeled and sliced 2 small onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon curry spices 2 tsp dill and Italian seasoning blend a pinch of salt 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (optional) 2 chicken bouillon cubes 2 litters water (roughly) Put on low/medium … Continue reading Homemade Vegetable Lentil Soup, a one pot wonder