Monthly Archives: April 2014

Bonding Time with the Neff

Okay, this is probably one of the high points of my visit, hanging with my brother and his fam, and getting to interact with my little nephew. He’s grown so much since last saw him. When was the last time? Over a year and a half ago, wow! I got to hold him when he […]


I suspected this might happen while I was away from Berlin. Today the breeder we’ve been corresponding with announced the birth of five little Samoyed puppies (or Eisbärchen, as she’s referred to them), two girls and three boys :D We can’t wait to meet you soon <3 <3 <3

Tornado Time!

What trip back to TX would be complete without a Tornado Warning? That’s right, me and my folks (and Cookie, the Shih Tzu) camped out in front of the Doppler Radar just like the good old days. Hoping we don’t blow away, because my mum has the roofers scheduled to come tomorrow, and I want […]

Texas Trees and Moody Skies

I’ve gone back to visit my parents in my old “home”town, will be here for the next two weeks. I tried going for a run this morning and took some photos around the neighborhood. The sky is good and cloudy, moody lighting. There’s more birds here now than I remember from when I was little.