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Finally! A bunch of summer camp pics!

Summer camp is nearly over and FINALLY they are posting some photos of the last 2 weeks on their facebook page: I am guessing here that this is his german class … And this looks like some arts & crafts … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … Julius in Koblenz

It’s great that part of Julius German language summer camp are visits to nearby cities to soak up German culture. And I can’t say that I have ever been to Koblenz. But I am very happy that he sent me … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … Julius visited ‘a’ church

The summer camp kids went on a field trip to Cologne (Köln) today and this is what I got: This is not just ‘a’ church, this is the big Cologne Cathedral! (I actually had told Julius about it and reminded … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … gelato break

This just in from summer camp: Julius is celebrating the completion of the first week of German language instruction with a well deserved strawberry gelato!

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Meanwhile … summer camp update #2

As mentioned before, the hostel is on top of the hill, while the shopping options are down in the valley. So, during spare time, the kids actually get to hike down and back up if they want to get some … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … life signs from summer camp

Somehow Julius managed to get online and sent me those two photos with this caption: And this one he sent me after our good night phone call, showing off that he keeps on doing his skin treatment / facial wash.

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Off to learn some more German

It’s that part of the summer again that Julius goes away for 2 weeks to improve his German (and practice his social skills with a whole new group of other teenagers). We had selected a different location this time, as … Continue reading

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Evening Walk with Kiddo

It has been a long standing tradition that on our stays here I drag Julius outside for a walk. He might complain at first (and sometimes even after), but during the walk he is actually quite cheerful, talkative, hums along … Continue reading

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Fun with water

In order to keep Julius busy and making him part of the all-men-household, I tasked him today with watering the flowers around the garden (it had been untypical dry the last few weeks, no rain at all) And here is … Continue reading

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MTZ

One of those malls we always swing by when we are here is the Main-Taunus-Zentrum. And since it was already lunch time when we arrived (and Julius recalled the Döner place, and preferred it over the Burito joint we had … Continue reading

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Red Bell Pepper

Today at the supermarket Julius asked if he could have a red bell pepper ‘no questions asked’ … Not sure if some internet meme or youtube challenge got him to want to eat a bell pepper like and apple, but … Continue reading

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Shopping Goofballs

Not much to report today. As a special treat, my dad accompanied us for our shopping round and he and J just had way too much fun goofing around Took me a while, but in the afternoon I finally kicked … Continue reading

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Flea Market, Round 2

It is Sunday again, which in Germany means ALL shops are closed, but there’s at least one flea market in the vicinity. By now Julius’ patience holds for about an hour and he actually sees some stuff he at least … Continue reading

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Goodbye Farm!

One last round this morning, petting the horses … … the goats and hugging some chickens and then our time was over again and we headed back home. But Julius already said that he wants to visit again next year!

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Got Cold – Need Hats!

Over night it has gotten really cold! Wasn’t it like 28-30˚C just 2 days ago? And this morning it was down to 13˚C. But somehow Julius wanted to go out with his sketch book (and in my jacket), but after … Continue reading

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