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 were … Continue 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 Chopped … Continue 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 Wikepedia … Continue reading RosenMontags, Deutschland

Innenstadt, Ettlingen


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