Category Archives: Me and My Family

Hohenzollern Castle

One of Lindy’s favorite places to visit in Germany has been Hohenzollern Castle, about 45 minutes due south of her and Andrew’s apartment. And of course, on a tour of Europe, you have to visit a castle so she he … Continue reading

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Piz Gloria

When we arrived in Mürren, we didn’t have a plan apart from eating fondue. But while we were wandering the streets on Friday afternoon, we happened upon the station where we could take a cable car to the top of … Continue reading

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Afternoon in Germany — Day One

The next stop on our tour was Patch Barracks, another former German Army Panzer base now used by the U.S. Army. We bought groceries, including an Easter ham, at the commissary. (Photos and moments from this afternoon can bee seen … Continue reading

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A Week at Devil’s Den

We “camped” for a week at Devil’s Den State Park in Arkansas. Sally and I stayed with Beverly in a three-bedroom cabin (so we all had our own room). Peggy didn’t come this year, but she sent her dog Tilly. … Continue reading

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Concerts

Soli Deo Gloria, the choir Sally is in, had two concerts this past week. The first was Soli’s own concert, at a Methodist church in downtown Colorado Springs. On one of the songs, the choir was joined by four tap … Continue reading

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Strengths Finder

I am currently engaged in a round of ministry-sponsored naval gazing in the form of the Gallup Strengths Finder survey. My strengths, as it turns out, are: strategic, context, responsibility, intellection, and belief. At the opposite end (of the 34 … Continue reading

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Quick Trip to Illinois

I had vacation days I had to use or lose, but Sally didn’t. I used five of them to drive to Illinois to accomplish three things. Visit family and friends Pick up some of Mom’s furniture that Linda has been … Continue reading

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Toothday Morning

It began a little over a week ago with an on-again-off-again niggling pain in the tooth nearest the gap created when I had my wisdom tooth pulled in October. I thought nothing of it—those type of small discomforts come and … Continue reading

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