Right the Write Way

One of the many mistakes writers make is wrong word usage. Spell check misses it, because there is nothing wrong with the spelling. Sometimes it gets by the writer, because our minds have a tendency to trick us into thinking it’s the correct word. Since I started writing, I’ve taught myself the do’s and don’ts [...]

Day Trip to Historical Sites

My husband and I had a four-day weekend together, so we decided to take a Friday day trip to a few historical sites. The weather was great, so I packed a little lunch and snacks and we were off. We drove about an hour away to the Sauerland District to a town called Arnsberg. As [...]

Light My Fire

Have you ever been in a situation where you just can’t believe what’s happening? Well I have. For me, this happened the evening before Easter. We decided to go to evening mass and then watch a bonfire, which is a German Easter tradition. I thought it would be a great experience for me. That evening, [...]

Let’s Talk Television

Since living in Germany, I probably watch more television series than when I lived in the States. Maybe it’s my way of connecting with English speakers. Maybe it helps my creativity, which it has in the past. Whatever the reason, the television shows I watch have an underlying commonality. They all kick ass in one [...]