"Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale." - Lauren DeStefano No matter how old you get, there are always "first experiences" to be had. One of ours happened this weekend, at Naustadt Am… Continue reading A Goat Parade!
"Even on the worst days, there's a possibility for joy." - Kate Beckett A couple weekends ago we traveled to Garmisch and, on our way home, visited Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. Neuschwanstein is the castle that, it's said, Walt Disney saw and based the Disney Castle off of. King Ludwig II is so interesting. He is… Continue reading Fairy Tale Castles
"If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently." - Calvin, from the Calvin and Hobbes comics A couple weekends ago we wanted to do a little day trip, so we drove to Bayreuth to see the Hermitage Old Place, Hermitage Court Garden (an 18th Century… Continue reading The Little Details – Eremitage
"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anais Nin As I listen to Justin and Stella play hide and seek downstairs and Nora is napping next to me, I figured I'd jot down this post quickly. We accepted a house on Thursday in this lovely little town, so we finally have a… Continue reading Old Buildings In Dresden
"My favorite thing: Going where I've never been." - Kapten & Son Today we decided to go on a little adventure to Parkstein. It is a quaint town built on the side of a dormant volcano and next to fortress ruins. On the peak of this volcano is an old church. It actually reminded… Continue reading Parkstein – The Dormant Volcano and Fortress Ruins
“When you’re curious, you find a lot of interesting things.” – Walt Disney It’s a beautiful day here in Germany. It drizzled this morning but now it’s overcast and there’s a slight breeze. I still am not use to talking to family and friends in the states. It is usually lunch here before I hear… Continue reading Cabin Ramblings
“I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly, you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work…” – Bill Bryson So I have been… Continue reading Arrival to Germany