The Boat Floats

Come and board this ship with me. It is like stepping into a cozy palace, the bright sunlight streaming in through myriad glass walls, giving the impeccably polished brass and flawlessly clean floor a magical glow, while the warm woods and comfortable furnishings invite you to sit with your feet up and stay a while.…

My personal Tannenbaum

This year’s tree: The top is waiting for husband to get home from Vietnam (on a OneSight mission). He has two jobs: picking out the tree and putting the star on the top.  When he gets home, we’ll be waiting. I have waxed nostalgic about my Christmas tree before (December 2013): I have a tree…

European Holiday, Part 7: Munich

I have a real soft spot in my heart for German music boxes, so imagine my delight at the biggest music box I’ve ever seen: the glockenspiel in the New Town Hall at the Marienplatz in Munich.  Think of it as the biggest cuckoo clock in the world, without the cuckoo.  I tried to video the…