17 years ago at this time, I came to Germany for the second time in my adult life and it’s quite safe to say, I am here for good. Well, I never say never, but things are looking like I might be staying here! In those years I’ve seen my sister on and off a […]
Archie didn’t seem too excited to be playing Santa, but we though we’d try. Not only are we celebrating Christ’s Birthday tonight and tommorrow, but this is the month of Birthdays in our family as well. Happy Birthday Chris, Emanuel and Archie!
What’s so great about the holidays for me? Well first of all and most important, it’s my time to reflect on Jesus and what He has done for me, that’s personal but alas, it is the most important. Second, time to spend at home with family… talking, playing, cooking, walking. Gee, it’s been a while. […]
In Germany, the Advent season begins four weeks before Christmas and most Germans have what is called an Adventkranz (wreath). Each Sunday a new candle is lit until on the last Sunday before Christmas eve, all four candles burn. I’ve decided to be lazy this year and made a makeshift Adventskranz using a chrystal cake […]
Looking out my bedroom window this morning, this is what I saw: The first snow of the year! It’s very early for us to get snow this time of year. It usually doesn’t hit us until after the New Year. I could do without it personally, but it does get you into that Christmas mood […]