Category Archives: germany

A Hotel Adventure for Anna

Because the hotel can get a bit old for Anna we try to let her get out of the room and lead us on an adventure at least once a day. This is the time where SHE gets to pick … Continue reading

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Life in the Panzer Hotel

In my last post I shared about the house we are going to be moving into. We really are excited to move into it and start our new life there. In fact, we were out at Kelley for a little … Continue reading

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Our second Germany house…

I call it a “Germany” house rather than a “German” house because these quarters in no way resemble German houses. They are quite sterile and prison-like on the exterior but they are as homey as you want them to be … Continue reading

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Our first week back in Germany…

 The last post, Up, up, and AWAY!, shared the journey from Nana’s house to boots-on-the-ground in Germany. I pick up just 15 minutes after the wheels hit German soil: We left the plane and began the process of collecting all … Continue reading

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Just us… (and strep throat)

In honor of our 15th Anniversary, I decided to go back in time five months to the trip Matt and I took just before this deployment started. We went to Comfort and Fredricksburg, TX on the recommendations of our good … Continue reading

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13 weeks!

I have finally discovered the main reason I have not been writing as often as I did in the past.  My current set-up is quite uncomfortable.  Before, in Germany, I had my computer in the living room where my family … Continue reading

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4 weeks = (about) 1 month!

It is so great to say that we have one month down! Sort of… Matt and I count the “weeks” differently.  I count my weeks on Saturdays since he left my house and I first slept alone on a Saturday night. … Continue reading

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San Antonio | Part 1

Like I said yesterday, my parents, kids, and I headed to San Antonio for a night.  We had two sights we wanted to see:  The Alamo and the Riverwalk.  Oh, wait.  Three.  We were told by two different people (in … Continue reading

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Leaving home to go home. (Part 5.)

And so we have arrived at the final part in the series documenting my struggles with 2013.  I’m glad you have read along.  The words I wrote in this particular post were all written last week and they were actually … Continue reading

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Leaving home to go home. (Part 4.)

In today’s installment I want to share a few keys to my healing process.  I’m thankful that there are so many different resources available and want to share them here for others to utilize. Keys are quite helpful.  If I … Continue reading

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