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Photo a Day: July 8th-14th

The next seven prompts for Photo a Day July were lunch, big, your favorite colour, letter, texture, open, and building. I planned to take a picture for the first prompt, forgot, and then had to settle for taking one of dinner. The rest of the week, I didn’t remember to Read more →

My Birthday Weekend Part 3: Our First Time in Mannheim (Part 1)

Originally we were going to go to Speyer on January 14th, but my husband suggested Mannheim because we could park in the lot for the PX, walk to the train, and take a a quick S-bahn. On the way over to the PX, we heard on the radio that there Read more →

Photo a Day: June 23rd-30th

The photo prompts for the last eight days of the June Photo a Day challenge were: movement, on your mind, something cute, where you shop, bathroom, on the shelf, soft, and a friend. 23. Movement 24. On Your Mind 25. Something Cute 26. Where You Shop 27. Bathroom 28. On Read more →

Photo a Day: June 15th-22nd

The next eight Photo a Day prompts for June were yellow, out and about, in your bag, something we don’t know about you, imperfect, fave photo you’ve ever taken, where you slept, and from a high angle. 15. Yellow 16. Out and About 17. In Your Bag 18. Something We Read more →

Photo a Day: June 8th-14th

This week’s Photo a Day photo prompts were six o’ clock, your view today, best bit of your weekend, door, from a low angle, art, and time. 8. Six O’ Clock 9. Your View Today 10. Best Bit of Your Weekend 11. Door 12. From a Low Angle 13. Art Read more →

Interview for the Military Monday Duty Station Feature on Handling With Grace

Handling With Grace hosts Military Monday, a duty station feature that allows military families to meet fellow military spouses and learn about duty stations across the world. Today my answers to questions about Heidelberg were posted where I shared my favorite restaurant here, my favorite things to do in the Read more →

Getting The Mazda 3 In Germany

My husband got an email December 8th that the car was available for pickup at the port. It said only my husband could get the vehicle unless he gave Power of Attorney to me. I thought this was a little silly considering the car is in my name. But at Read more →

Some Favorite German Products

One of the cool things about living in Germany is the chance to try different products I may not have been exposed to otherwise. I can even get many of the German items I like in the commissary on post. I had planned to post about this a little later, Read more →

The Philosophenweg (Philosophers’ Way)

A couple days after our field trip, we decided to walk up to the Philosophenweg, which we’d previously only seen at a distance. The Philosophenweg is located along the side of the Heiligenberg (Holy Mountain) on the northern side of the Neckar river. Some say it is so-named because philosophers Read more →

German Culture Class Day 4: Field Trip to Ride Public Transportation and Explore Heidelberg’s Altstadt (Old Town)

The day after we learned how to buy tickets for the Bus, S-bahn (city train), Strassenbahn (streetcar/tram), and Bahn (train), we went on a field trip where we would get to ride on all but the regular train as well as explore the Altstadt (old town). We did not have Read more →

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