Category Archives: germany

A Teacher’s Summer

We finished school Friday, June 15th, just before Stephanie and Hannah came to visit. I use the word finish loosely. We got enough done to call it quits and not have too many regrets. Last year was our most challenging year ever. … Continue reading

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Tübingen

Such a cute little town. One of my friends posted a picture of herself there a month or so ago and I honestly thought she was in Amsterdam. I knew she wasn’t so when I asked her where she was, … Continue reading

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Summer 2018

This post is all over the place: from school to creeks to pools to commissary shopping with a toddler. It features our summer, up to this point. Teacher workdays: As soon as our guests left I got to work on … Continue reading

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Independence Day, 2018

We’ve never had a real tradition for the Fourth… we just sort of see what comes up and do that. In Texas we celebrated Independence day in five different places: in our temporary apartment in 2013, just weeks away from … Continue reading

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First Guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 4

Farewell for now… Stephanie and Hannah checked off and signed our Travel check list… Airport drop-off-farewells are the worst. Anna was already crying… On the way to the airport I pointed out the neat fields you see all over Germany. … Continue reading

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First Guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 3

After Paris we came home and rested for a few days. Some of the activities and pictures featured in Part 1 were from the down-days between Paris and our trip to Garmisch. Our bigs have very fond memories of Garmisch … Continue reading

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First guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 2

When we have loved ones come visit, I am oddly excited to show them the every-day things: the commissary, our fields, Anna’s preschool. On the first day Stephanie and I went on a four mile walk through the forest and … Continue reading

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First Guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 1

As I’ve mentioned, I had a somewhat emotional reaction to this PCS. I am thrilled to be where I am, I love Germany and the experiences living here affords us, and I love the weather. I love rain, cloudy days, and cool … Continue reading

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Running in Stuttgart

I took a few months off running in order to get my weight under control (sounds counter-intuitive, but apparently it was what was needed). I wanted to start back up in March and then Bailey broke his arm, followed by … Continue reading

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Six white chairs

I was looking for punishment, but I accepted a doctor’s appointment for Carson at Olgahospital for 8:00 am. I know better than to do that, but I actually did want it out of the way as I knew we had … Continue reading

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