Hugh Miller Cottage, Cromarty, Scotland


 I was so very blessed to get to spend a whole day touring the childhood and adulthood home (for a while) of Hugh Miller, geologist, reformer, stone mason and Scots. Truly an amazing experience!! I used my National Trust for Scotland pass to tour it, which is awesome.

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

Beer and Flammkuchen Night


A twist on a classic of Beer and Pizza night, Thomas and I enjoyed an evening out at Zum Hoepfner Pub in Ittersbach with Pilsners and Flammkuchen--Lecker!!! Lots of laughter and good times, listening to the tunes playing, chatter of fellow pub patrons, and enjoying a fun evening out.

Our Thanksgiving Chicken


 

Reggie, The curious kitty


Reggie is a fuzzy furry welcome---a neighbors Mommy kitty bore a cute litter and once weaned, needed new homes and thus, Reggie came into our lives. Reggie arrived about a month ago and what a joy!!! Reggie brings much love and excitement, entertainment and laughter to our house with his antics, playful behaviors, and has … Continue reading Reggie, The curious kitty

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