I was writing a post about a relaxing long weekend in Frankfurt, an uplifting hike with friends, the abundance of color, Germans with baskets of mushrooms…the serenity and beauty of fall. Then the Las Vegas shooting happened. It didn’t feel right to post about the blessings in my life while so many others were hurting. […]

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Oktober in Germany 

Having been in Germany a week out of the month of October, I think I’m qualified to assess the state of things.  This week was depressing: I had the post-vacation blues big time, I still haven’t managed to get my emails down to under 150 (I decided next time I’m finding a way to disable […]

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