Category Archives: Germany

Grandchildren

When I found out that our first grandchild was on the way, my emotions went between being overly excited and being upset–after all, no one asked me if I was ready to be a grandmother! Here I was about to … Continue reading

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Seasons

“As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Genesis 8:22 This verse in Genesis is a comfort to me when winter seems long and cold. Recently our temperatures went … Continue reading

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Winter

Our home in northern Germany is between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, which means we usually have mild winters. Not complaining here! I am cold blooded, don’t like driving in snow, and know someone has to shovel the … Continue reading

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2021

Recently this verse popped out at me while I was reading my devotional book. The thought that the darkness in this world cannot overcome the Light, was so encouraging to me. Several days later, I was reading a novel when … Continue reading

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Another Year of Grace

It has been almost a year since I last posted. Our website has had issues for the past few years and working through them was not top priority. But, I made it my last big goal of this year to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day in Germany is just another work day,  just another day for almost everybody. When we moved here in 1994, it was important to me that we celebrate Thanksgiving and the 4th of July, so that our kids would … Continue reading

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We’re going to the Chapel, and we’re going to get married. . .

This summer the wedding bells rang for our family again!  Kassandra married Aaron Stoner on August 10th.  I flew to the USA on July 24th, spent my birthday weekend with Adam, Heidi, and Emory and then went up to Pennsylvania to make … Continue reading

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The first half of 2019 (and the end of 2018)

Once again, time has flown and our family website has not gotten much attention.  My last post was in September of 2018.  About that time my dad was hospitalized for a week.  We were glad he was able to go … Continue reading

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2018

One of my goals for 2018 was to update this family website regularly, but when I went on in January the website was not working.  After a lot of back and forth, my amazing nephew, Joe, got it working again! … Continue reading

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On turning 50!

In a little over two weeks, I turn 50.  Like the card we got for a friend last year says:  “Turning 50 used to be something old people did!”  Yet, here I am! The first decade of my life was … Continue reading

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