Must See Hikes in Southern Arizona

"If you don't know where you want to go, it doesn't matter which patch you take." - Cheshire Cat, Alice In Wonderland I'm still in denial that it's the end of October 2018! I was looking back on 2017, which held a lot of surprises and lessons for our family. In December of 2016 we… Continue reading Must See Hikes in Southern Arizona


Fall’s Beauty in Quotes

I am a quote collector. If you've read any of my posts, you'll see I like to start them with a quote. This is something I have been doing since middle school & they are great for my mind. It's my meditation time and I find it super relaxing. I wanted to share some of… Continue reading Fall’s Beauty in Quotes


Fairy Tale Castles 

"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 


The Little Details – Eremitage 

"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 


Parkstein – The Dormant Volcano and Fortress Ruins

"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


Cabin Ramblings

“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