kilometers of sheer driving misery. Our home exchange with a couple in Munich had been under construction since last summer through the usual avenue of exchange websites in which both parties are members. First, one exchanges emails and if all goes well one’s homes. After the initial contact, we agreed on dates and other logistics and […]Read more "One Thousand Three Hundred and Three"
Our last week in Heidelberg simply flew by, thus our visit to this charming town sadly has come to an end. From our apartment in the “posh” (as a friend and long-time resident of Heidelberg called it) neighborhood of Neuenheim, north of the river Neckar, we explored the Altstadt, the Old Town on the left bank, […]Read more "Heidelberg – adieu"
From the gorgeous tulips of Holland to the doughy Brezen (pretzels) of southern Germany, with an utterly delightful stop-over in Düsseldorf – southern Germany here we come! We started our second home exchange this month on Monday evening in the lovely town of Heidelberg. We selected this famous medieval town not only for its own merits, of which […]Read more "Heidelberg – heer ve come"
An exceptionally lovely outing with beloved people.Read more "Matjes and Jogi"
Continuing a conversation which started some 50+ years ago.Read more "Einmal Oldenburg & Retour"
Arriving in Hamburg for a Home Exchange.Read more "Hummel, Hummel – Mors, Mors"
How to make your own potato chips without oil.Read more "Kartoffelchips – Mes Chips – Las Patatas Fritas or DKK’s-Funky-Chips"
In Memoriam Mechthild Kolshorn.Read more "Remembering My Mother"