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To quiet the riot

Staying at a hotel can be fun and even feel a bit glamorous……when you’re on vacation. But not so much when you’re in the middle of uprooting your life and moving your entire household. For the second time in a year. Overseas. After about two days, well quite frankly, hotel

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One last hurrah…

We wanted to do something special with the boys: take one special last trip before we make the transition back to the US. The weather was rainy here in Stuttgart this past weekend, but not in France. So we drove to Paris! On our way, we made a

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Giggles and more

First, the giggles… We went to dinner in the nearby village of Esslingen the other evening. I snapped these photos of our boys clowning around with some local sculptures. They’re just too fun not to share. Hope they inspire a case of the giggles like they did

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This and that

So, how’s your week going so far? I can tell you that I’ve been fighting this nasty cold/sinus infection/virus thing for 8 long days now. Kent is sick, too (much worse than I am.) We finally cried “uncle” and went to the doctor yesterday afternoon for some

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It’s the little things…

Well, it all began with this: Yep, some serious high-waters and a major growth spurt. Both of our boys were shamefully in need of new jeans. Even though we live in Germany, they still prefer to wear “American style” jeans. I’m sure the Germans have some great jeans

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