Waterfalls and Alpine Slides

It’s been raining EVERY SINGLE DAY here, which makes it extra important to take advantage of rare pockets of sunshine. Sometimes it pours in the morning, sometimes it pours in the evening. Sometimes it pours all day long. So that’s one reason why this day trip to the town of Triberg felt so magical – […]

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Village Visit: Herrenberg

Now that we’re finally here in person, one of my favorite things to do is explore the different villages in the Stuttgart area. I’ve seen these names on maps for months, but there’s no comparison for being able to actually walk around. And truth be told, we really did arrive at the right time, because […]

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Phoebe’s Journey To Germany

Bringing a big dog like Phoebe out to Germany is no easy feat, and it’s not cheap, either! I figured it’d be worth describing what it took to bring our German Shepherd puppy back to her “homeland” for those who are curious. A little about Phoebe… We adopted Phoebe at the end of March 2020, […]

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We Made It!

Well, we’re here! The trip was remarkably smooth, with just a few comical bumps. We stayed up as long as we could yesterday and now we’re only slightly jetlagged after a solid night of sleep. Here are a few of our memorable moments. Enjoy! The “Super Shuttle”… Since Ralph had already dropped off the car […]

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Murphy’s Law

You know how they talk about Murphy’s Law, where anything that CAN go wrong WILL go wrong? Last weekend was a bit of a train wreck. Brady rolled his ankle while playing outside with friends for the first time in a year and has been hobbling around ever since. Then, we thought Phoebe ate a […]

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