Happening Upon Solidarity – Stuttgart, Germany

One Saturday last month we walked down Koenigstrasse – King Street – in Stuttgart, Germany.  Koenigstrasse is Stuttgart’s Michigan Avenue or Champs-Élysées of shopping and people watching.  We were reliving memories of years gone by, years when we had only one baby.  Now we have three children and they each needed a fresh German pretzel… Read More Happening Upon Solidarity – Stuttgart, Germany

Oman – Inspiration for everyday life from a foreign land

Yesterday I returned from a week in Bahrain and Oman.  Sometimes travel doesn’t reveal new insights or make a great impact on my worldview.  Sometimes a trip simply contributes inspiration for small, everyday decisions.  Instead of making my regular cup of coffee some morning, I might mix cardamon in the coffee grounds.  Being surrounded by… Read More Oman – Inspiration for everyday life from a foreign land

San Diego goat makes a tasty meal (yes, even you could make this at home)

{Warning: Graphic photos of raw goat meat contained in this article}  We don’t try to recreate Grandma’s perfect holiday feast for our family festivities.  We’re certainly not opposed to eating a traditional American feast, but we often just go with something we really like for a meal because we like it, not because it’s tradition.  My youngest brother,… Read More San Diego goat makes a tasty meal (yes, even you could make this at home)