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Fall Sports and Welcome Home Dad

October is here and things are back to normal; for the most part. August was a blur, we received our household goods after a three week delay.  Air mattresses get old after a while. But thankful for our family. Kids settled back into school and sports.  Our kids are so resilient and strong, being a… Continue reading Fall Sports and Welcome Home Dad


Back to the US of A

All great things always come to an end.  Luckily we have our memories, photos and experiences to look back upon.  {the bucket list} After a memorable summer in Europe, the kids and I headed back to Ohio via Fairfax, VA.   Ernie stayed on in Germany to complete his one year assignment at Ramstein AB. We wanted… Continue reading Back to the US of A


Our European Summer

The Summer of 2016 was memorable. Our family traveled all over the place and saw many amazing places, met some very cool people and shared our German home with friends and family. Berlin, Rome, Mainau Island {Constance Lake}, Switzerland, Strasbourg, Château du Haut Kœnigsbourg, Bitche, France,Burg Eltz, Reims & E'pernay, France, Annweiler, Trier and Rudesheim, Bacharach and St. Goar on the Rhein River. What a… Continue reading Our European Summer


Burg Eltz, Our Favorite Castle

Where do you take out-of-town guest if you want to impress?  The best castle in all of Germany, of course.  No, not Neuschwanstein Castle , but Burg Eltz. Burg Eltz is a medieval castle nestled in the hills above the Moselle River between Koblenz and Trier, Germany. The castle is still owned by a branch of the same family (the Eltz family) who've lived there since the… Continue reading Burg Eltz, Our Favorite Castle