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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 →

German Culture Class Day 1 Part 1

In early December my husband had to attend a German culture class which ran for a few days, and I was allowed to attend with him. [Edit: I later found out this is the “Culture College” run by Army Community Service.] At the beginning of the first class we got Read more →

A Look Back at 2011, a Look Ahead to 2012

I have tried to keep this blog as much in chronological order as I can, even though some of the events are from a couple months ago. But I thought today I would take a break before we get too far into 2012 to take a look back at last Read more →

Our Temporary Lodging at the Patrick Henry Village Guesthouse in Heidelberg

I previously mentioned that we were put in room 666 for our temporary lodging, but we didn’t get to really see it right away because we had things to get done. So now I’ll tell you a bit about it: The room itself was pretty standard: a queen bed, a Read more →

Getting to Heidelberg and Getting Temporary Housing

A civilian worker met us at the secure room in the airport to lead us out to the bus to Heidelberg. I was allowed to take the lift (elevator) with the dogs while he and my husband took the escalator with the luggage. It was a tight fit in the Read more →

Finding Our Way Around Frankfurt Airport

Our flight from Atlanta to Frankfurt landed around 6am. I took some pictures of the airport from the plane while we taxied. When we walked off the plane into Frankfurt Airport, we weren’t sure where to go. My husband said someone was supposed to meet us but didn’t know where. Read more →

From Charleston, SC to Atlanta, GA to Frankfurt, Germany

The first flight, which left Charleston International Airport, was fairly empty. We heard a thud toward the back of the plane as it ascended. My husband, Tim, joked that it was probably Gir then pointed out the window and said, “There she goes with her parachute.” I don’t know how Read more →

The Charleston Radisson, Not So Rad

My husband and I don’t seem to have the best luck with hotels lately. When we stayed at the Hyatt we had shoddy sheets and then later were almost hit by a valet at the same hotel. So I shouldn’t have been surprised that things went wrong when we stayed Read more →

Puppy Preparations Part III

International Health Certificate After we had confirmed the request for our dogs to travel to Germany we thought all we had left to do was to get a new crate for Apollo and an international health certificate for both dogs.  We were told at VCA the international health certificates can’t Read more →

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