Wandering Around Germany: Berlin

There is still a lot more to talk about in Rhineland-Pfalz, but today lets talk about the Deutsche Haupstadt, Berlin. I’ll skip the account of multiple GPS debacles in favor of this photo of us eating french fries at the Hauptbahnhof at 10:00 at night: We walked out the door and were greeted by aContinue reading “Wandering Around Germany: Berlin”

Wandering Around Germany: Cochem

When I first spotted Cochem in pictures online, I wanted so badly to make it Frederick Smith’s home. In my first draft of Sani: The German Medic, this is where he ended up after his train ride from Hamburg. It was an interesting journey and one that involved the difference between being a fiction writerContinue reading “Wandering Around Germany: Cochem”

Wandering Around Germany: Wachenheim an der Weinstraße

Confession time: Anyone else feel like it’s a bear to try to scroll thru pictures on your phone? Since there are so many images from our three weeks in Germany, I decided to work on one piece at a time. Today, a little glimpse into the ancestral aspect of our journey. It actually started theContinue reading “Wandering Around Germany: Wachenheim an der Weinstraße”

Auf Wiedersehen

This summer we will spend three weeks in Germany. I am almost beside myself with anticipation. It is interesting to think that we land in Frankfurt (presumably, because of recent air travel disruptions) at the exact date and hour of my mother’s passing back in 2006. It is one of those things my friend CyndyContinue reading “Auf Wiedersehen”