Tag Archives: Germany

Europe calls

One of the beauties of being a homeschool family is the wonderful new interests our child has. In recent weeks, it’s been Europe. A month or so ago, my wife brought home a Rick Steves DVD on Spain. In it, … Continue reading

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Veterans Day: Be a peacemaker

All day today on the radio I’ve heard thank yous to veterans. Before I write something cynical. I want to say “You’re welcome.” I’m not sure what I’m being thanked for. Yes, I spent four years in Uncle Sam’s service. … Continue reading

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#Juneathon Day 8: A Volksmarch

Saturday, I headed over to Headwaters Park and did the Three Rivers Strollers annual Germanfest Volksmarch. I ran the 10Ks in 1 hour 12 minutes and 2 seconds. I was not running a race. In fact, Volksmarching came about in … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

11-11-12 Sunday is Veterans Day here in the US. I am a U.S. Army veteran, having served my Uncle Sam from 1976 to 1980. I never saw combat except on TV. I served in Germany and in Newburgh, N.Y., near … Continue reading

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