Monthly Archives: July 2011

ChapelNext Picnic – 2011

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Stranded on the Autobahn

Whoa.  What a day.  It started out well enough with a quiet morning and a cup of coffee. We loaded up the van for a day in Ansbach visiting our friends who are new to Germany. We were driving 110K … Continue reading

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Pandamania – VBS 2011

This week the boys participated in VBS here in Wiesbaden. This may have been the first year I didn’t have to convince Hayden on Day 1 that he’d have a good time. Usually he is little unsure of going, but … Continue reading

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11 Mile Canyon or Bavaria

For those familiar with southern Germany, check this picture out.  Doesn’t it remind you of the river that runs through Garmisch and into Austria?   I remember thinking, ‘This place reminds me of the Sound of Music.’  Now I live … Continue reading

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I hate conflict…

It’s never been something I enjoy.  I’m guessing I’m not alone in that. My heart has not settled since the mama-bear awakened Monday evening.  In case you weren’t aware of the situation, some kids playing king-of-the-hill at the playground put … Continue reading

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Parker calls Carson what?!?!

He’s mastered “dada” and uses it for me and Matt interchangeably, much to my chagrin. For Hayden he opens his mouth wide and says, “hhhhhhh,” sounding somewhat like the alligators on “Swamp People” when they’ve been baited. For Bailey’s name … Continue reading

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Burg Frankenstein

This morning we had had to leave Edelweiss, a place we’ve come to know as our ‘home away from home.’ The boys and I traveled 2 hours before stopping for lunch at a rest stop with a Burger King (gag). … Continue reading

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a couple of birthdays

Happy Birthday, Adam! Love, ~The Hamricks So I took these cute pictures of Adam and Jennifer a couple of weeks ago at the beer fest and decided to save them to post for Adam’s birthday! We are very sad we … Continue reading

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Look who’s in the POOL!!!

I am in the room with a sleeping Parker while Matt is in the pool with the boys. Before he got sleepy we walked down and snapped a picture of daddy and the bigs enjoying the water. Hayden was nervous … Continue reading

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New Shoes = Pain-free running.

I started running 3 years ago this month.  After a couple of weeks of running in several-year-old shoes I was in severe pain.  A trip to the doctor revealed tendonitis and the cure was ice/heat/rest and NEW SHOES!  I went … Continue reading

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