Monthly Archives: September 2016

We Have Arrived in Frankfurt

We have finally arrived in Frankfurt. We have plenty to do ahead of us, but for now “we are here” as we have reminded ourselves several times. Plenty to look forward to over the next several months, but for the … Continue reading

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One Foot Out of the Door

It seems like forever since we first learned that we had the opportunity to stay in Germany for an extended period of time, but at last we are on the threshold of a new and exciting chapter in our lives. … Continue reading

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Discovering Yourself Through Travel

When we were young, we read stories and saw movies about Native Americans going on vision quests. A journey into the wilderness with nothing but a bow and arrow where they were to survive in the harshest of conditions until … Continue reading

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The Color Purple

The orchid is one of the most beautiful, if not delicate, flowers in the world. For this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge Purple we decided to use a photo of an orchid that we took last summer at the Denver Botanic Gardens. … Continue reading

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Unexpected Nostalgia

Originally posted on livingtheqlife:
We just returned from Pennsylvania where we were attending the wedding of our son to his wonderful fiancée.  Obviously the point of the trip was to spend time with family and attend the ceremony and reception,…

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Top 10 Tips for Visiting Yellowstone

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We have been fortunate to have been able to visit Yellowstone National Park over a dozen times in the past fifteen years and through those visits we’ve definitely learned some lessons.  It seems that most visitors…

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Cripple Creek, Colorado

Originally posted on livingtheqlife:
We drove out to Cripple Creek, Colorado, last week while we were up in the mountains to look at the gorgeous autumn foliage.  Cripple Creek is an interesting town located in the mountains of Teller County…

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Edge

There are a lot of photos that we have taken while looking over steep edges. Considering that we have a fear of heights, looking through the lens and zooming at objects in the distance can often be disorienting. For this … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Eyes and we couldn’t help but think about the elusive Owl Butterfly that we saw in the jungle while we were in Bolivia. Not only do you get the eye on the wing, but … Continue reading

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Two Weeks and We will be in Germany

We posted a few weeks ago that we are going to live in Germany for a little while and while it has taken an extra couple weeks to finalize the details, the time is quickly approaching. We have booked our … Continue reading

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