Posted in October 2010

Getting settled. (Still.)

Installed cabinets above the sink tonight. Pondering whether they’ll rip out of the wall while we’re sleeping or when we’re out of the house. Still haven’t determined an appropriate waiting period before actually putting plates and such inside. And no, we’re not that terrible at building things. But they’re Ikea cabinets hung on drywall (yes, … Continue reading

The Muenster

Towering over the city is (I believe), Ulm’s main claim to fame. The Ulm Muenster (aka Minster, aka church) provides a great backdrop and helpful navigational tool for the city (disoriented? Find the church and you’re set) and is the “tallest church in the world.” I’m not entirely sure what the word ‘church’ encompasses as … Continue reading

Princess Mombi

Perhaps one of my favorite movies of all time. And looks like I can even use it to study now! Happy weekend! *And also an affectionate term for my mother. Who is nothing like Mombi (well, aside from the hallway of interchangeable heads) but answers to it nonetheless.

Reading Rainbow

*Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high… If you grew up as a child of the 80’s, or perhaps raised a child during that decade, hopefully I have that theme song firmly embedded in your head now. It’s certainly in mine. Sadly, I have yet to find a German equivalent, as I’m … Continue reading

And the ride continues…

In order to ensure each visitor has enough time to both walk up to Neuschwanstein from Hohenschwangau and to spend some money at the local restaurants, tours at Neuschwanstein are scheduled two hours after your visit at Hohenschwangau if you’re on the combination/King’s Ticket (both castles). And considering the pretty impressive uphill walk to the … Continue reading