Frankfurt am Main: Our Adventure to the Big City

Frankfurt am Main is the “proper” name for what you and I call “Frankfurt,” which is the closest “big” city. It’s the 5th largest city in Germany, but is the banking capital of Europe, which accounts in some part for its reputation of being the New York City of Germany (although many would say Europe; […]

Bookended With Good Things (or, Why I Will NEVER, EVER do THAT again)

I’m looking forward to posting about our Frankfurt expedition, and had planned to go through the photographs for that yesterday. Instead, I… well… didn’t. I should also say that when reading this, there is going to come a time when you just KNOW what is going to happen, but I encourage you to read to […]

Fork Trucks+Beer+More Old Town Adventures=Happy Saturday

The excitement truly was in the air days before the Stapler Cup (the link is all in German, but if you open in Google Chrome, you can easily translate it), aka “fork lift festival” actually opened for the public. A whole week before the festivities, they were laying the groundwork, in fact. Right in the […]

CYA has a whole new meaning (and name) here

First, let me provide this disclaimer:  no one has been harmed in the background material of this post. Second, I also want to let everyone know that my dear, upright husband has assured me that no laws are being broken. I choose to agree. If you disagree, please don’t tell me (or at least wait […]

Mall Rats

Yesterday – our second “real” day – took me all about town and took Mike to work. We know well that Mike’s work is super exciting, so I’ll ask him to pen a post about that soon. 🙂 It was also my first trip to the mall! It was very interesting! I went with Michele, […]