Lately I’ve been going to bed or waking up in the morning in pain. It’s the sore feeling you get from physical exercise – in this case, one I couldn’t name. After the first few weeks of being here I was tired from the amount of walking added to my routine, as nearly everything you … More My Personal Trainer(s)
It snowed today! Our first snow! I’ve been seeing it predicted for a while now, so I told the four year-old that it was coming. Which of course meant that she came running into my room the next few mornings telling me to open my shades so we could see if the snow had come. … More Snow and 1st Advent Markets
November 11th is the feast of St. Martin of Tours; a soldier who, as legend tells, gave half his cloak to a beggar and then that night in a dream saw Jesus wearing that half of the cloak. He eventually became a bishop despite his wishes after, at least as legend has it, his hiding … More St. Martin’s Lanterns
(Oktober 28) Berchtesgaden is about a 15 minute drive from here. There is an epic tourist hub in the main city to see the stunning sights of the Königssee. We were in Berchtesgaden last week to get the car fixed and N suddenly turns to me, having realized I haven’t been to this Königssee thing, … More Famous Places and 35 cents.
What a whirlwind these past few weeks have been. I have a backload of numerous posts waiting to be published but this one is fresh and worth updating you on now. I just got back from Florence. When I was a student at Benedictine College I never considered their Italian study abroad program because it … More Florence: [not] studying abroad.