We Went to Dunkirk

Before moving to Europe, I understood very little about the various wars that had taken place across the continent. Even the information that I knew was from an American perspective. Now that we live here, we experience history all the time. Whether Jewish memorials that you can find on the street representing Jews who lived... Continue Reading →


Water Balloon Fight

The weather here is pretty mild. Our winters are cold, but not extreme. There is always rain, but hardly ever snow. On the flip, the summers are really nice with only a few weeks of hot weather, upper 80s to 90s. For the most part, its sunny and enjoyable. After a longer winter, we had... Continue Reading →

Friday Night Fun

In the short ten months that we have lived here, we have been able to meet a bunch of people. The other night, we had the pleasure of having a few of them over for some fun. Sarah provided the food. We chatted. We laughed. Then we played some games... It was a memorable night... Continue Reading →

Spiderman is on Fire

It is time for the Eli show... This little man loves to dance, but he doesn't have the rhythm. If he follows in his daddy's footsteps, the only rhythm that he will have is on the athletic field. We have tried to help him with his rhythm... As his Father, I objected to a recent... Continue Reading →

We Went to the Mansion Park

At some point, Germany decided to turn an old mansion into a park and name it Schloss Beck. While the mansion is beautiful and big on the outside, the inside is not so magnificent. We, however, did not go there to see the mansion... ...we went to play in the children's park. After paying a... Continue Reading →

Traveling with Ragamuffins

Last month, we were in need of a babysitter for 2 weeks while the kids' teacher was on vacation. I called my Mom and asked if they would come and watch the kids. Reluctantly, they volunteered to watch their grandkids while we were in school ;-). They played with their puzzles They hit the baseball... Continue Reading →

We Went to Cochem

Back in March, we had a visitor - Sarah's mother. We had a great time. Saw the local area. Played with the kids. Visited different parts of Germany as well as the Netherlands. We even took a weekend trip to the hills. Germany has lots of gems - these small villages with amazing scenery, architecture,... Continue Reading →

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