And we ate All the Things

Oh, Germany. How I love thee. The Christmas markets are like no other. I mean, I’ve been to some great ones outside of Germany (Prague is fabulous as well as Straßburg), but at home they are quite sad (I’m looking at you, Bern). Germans know how to do Christmas. The Glühwein, the chocolate covered fruit, the beer, the Glühwein, the markets, the rides, did I … Continue reading And we ate All the Things


Now, those of you who know me, I am not religious – but I do love the holiday time and feel to each her own and the whole point of this time of year is to celebrate togetherness.  Be it through religion, spirituality, or just plain humanity.  There’s plenty of history of various cultures through time and across the Earth have celebrations this time of … Continue reading Traditions

Never Ending Knitting

Where are the recipes?  Where is the cooking?  Where is everything??? Oh, I’ve been cooking like crazy for the past couple weeks, but sadly no time to photograph anything, or write anything up.  Everything has been a bit ad hoc and chaotic really. Every year, starting in September or so, a great pressure to Get Things Done washes over me – usually overwhelmingly so.  Often … Continue reading Never Ending Knitting