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.

People Watching on Kirche Platz


 What an exciting and interesting afternoon-evening of people watching. So much variety and interactions galore–skipping children, a bicycle with a legit trailer, a skinned knee, an elderly man whistling down the cobble stones, a couple on a date (and enjoy Apfel Streudel) and so much more!! While enjoying the visual stimulation, my taste buds wereContinue reading “People Watching on Kirche Platz”

The Roosters Well and more, Speilberg, Germany


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

Simple Salads


Sometimes cooking and firing up the stove-oven isn’t an appealing option, tired or not.  Salads are simple, easy and convenient to make (and often inexpensive.)   The Salami salad: 1/2 Head Iceberg lettuce Small jar of green olives (pit free) 2 slices of your favorite real cheese green salad onions 2 slices of salami ChoppedContinue reading “Simple Salads”

RosenMontags, Deutschland


Woohoo!!! Attending Rosenmontags Festival today is beyond description, the hooping, hollering and joy was infectious, and everyone was in attendance, including this American ( I even dressed up as little red riding hood, sans wolf.) Here is a bit of history (which I had to look up to get a better understanding.) Compliments of WikepediaContinue reading “RosenMontags, Deutschland”

Innenstadt, Ettlingen


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On the Auction Block


Auction!!!! Spring is just around the corner and there are so many wonderful treasures and gifts, bobbles and wonders on the auction block. I ship worldwide, Happy Bidding!!! Below are just a few samples of the treasures to be found on the Auction

One Cool Cucumber Salad


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No Bake Tuna Noodle Casserole


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