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

Innenstadt, Ettlingen


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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 … Continue reading Make an Impression

A Royal Event with the Margravine Sibylla Agusta


Margravine Sibylla Augusta and the residents. Okay,  a bit of time has lapsed (but what is a few hundred years between 'old' friends?) since the Margravine has passed away...but coffee with friends is still a rare, noble gift in her home. You read that correctly,  make no mistake...we enjoyed the royal treatment at the Margravine Sibylla … Continue reading A Royal Event with the Margravine Sibylla Agusta

Motodrom


What an absolutely wonderful way to experience a small village then by drinking the local fair. The barkeep here at Motodrom is super friendly and very helpful. She obliging gave me some of the local history here in Kirschbaumwasen, Baden Wurtamburg, Germany. Well worth seeing and spending the day here, great natural scenary with wonderful … Continue reading Motodrom

Schloss Bruchsal, Bruschal, Germany


The German word 'Schloss' has many meanings in English, it can mean 'castle' 'Manor' 'Estate' and so many more things!!! This particular 'Schloss' was residence of some nobility and a politcal statement of the noblemans success. The upper floor also hosts an amazing array of musical playing devices from the late 19th century and early … Continue reading Schloss Bruchsal, Bruschal, Germany

The Legend of…St. George, the dragon slayer


According to the Golden Legend, the narrative episode of Saint George and the Dragon took place somewhere he called "Silene", in Libya; the Golden Legend is the first to place this story in Libya as a sufficiently exotic locale, where a dragon might be found. In the tenth-century Georgian narrative, the place is the fictional … Continue reading The Legend of…St. George, the dragon slayer

A day in Ruins, Waldkirch, Germany


  A day 'ruined' when taking an alternate route back to my abode. Absolutely Stunning!!!  I never found this place on a map for tourists or anything but with some digging, some history was learned and stumbling upon some ruins is a treasure---life off the beaten path sure has some old perks. The people in … Continue reading A day in Ruins, Waldkirch, Germany

Creativity and Coffee


I admit it, I am a coffee and postcard addict. I crave to sample and savor beans and caffeine wherever my feet go, taking a moment to send a postcard to a friend or family member.   I also collect ‘smashed’ pennies, kind where you insert a coin and a payment, turn the crank, and … Continue reading Creativity and Coffee