Monthly Archives: June 2018

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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Meanwhile … soccer fever over …

Gotta love that they had a tuktuk painted in German colors for the event.

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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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Meanwhile … Soccer Fever!

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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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Summer Solstice

This morning I got up extra early to go see the sunrise from the hill top. Quite a bunch of clouds, which made for dramatic light and the sun really just showed up from behind those clouds when she crept … Continue reading

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Farm Chores

Starting the day with a quick 10K through the wood with blue skies and overall great conditions. Then I coerced the young man to do a nice forest walk with me, which ended up to be a nice 5km loop. … Continue reading

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First full day at the Farm

I started the day off with a casual 12K run through the woods. Beautiful air and the smell of fresh earth, moss, mushrooms and perfect temperature. Only thing was that the elevation change was way more than I had remembered … Continue reading

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Back at the Farm (and pretty much offline)

We are back at ‘our’ farm for the 4th consecutive summer and we discovered the novelty attraction: 2 goats This time there is no more internet. Well, they set up a USB stick especially for me (seems like I am … Continue reading

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16 Years Ago Today!

16 years ago today, this lovely lady said “yes” (after a few seconds of thinking [staged or real?], which felt like an eternity). Found some previously unpublished pics of this auspicious occasion. Thanks for an amazing journey so far and … Continue reading

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