Monday, May 1, 2017

Things I'll Miss


It is the beginning of May and my time as a
    DoDDS teacher is nearing the end. As I frantically try to complete all the retirement paper work, pack out my house, teach, and everything else that needs to be done, I have had to remind myself to stop, breathe and take a look around. I still live in Germany! I have had the privilege to see the beauty, culture and many sights this country has to offer. I have enjoyed the fields full of flowers and mountains of snow, the spring green and colorful autumns. I have visited castles and cathedrals that are centuries old.  I have driven 100mph on the autobahn! I have eaten many varieties of schnitzel, black forest cake in the black forest, and gotten fresh bread from the neighborhood bakeries. And I have celebrated many Christmas’ at markets all around the country. I may have lived here for many years, but I still have to pinch myself as a reminder that it has not been a dream. The endless paperwork will not get the best of me!!!

Beauty of the country


 Christmas markets

 Respect for the environment, their animals, and trees! 


 Pace of life

 Age old traditions

 Autobahns & Public Transportation


 Bakeries (fresh bread)



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