Monthly Archives: August 2011

First Days of School

If we were back in Vermont, I’d be gearing up for the first day of school on August 31. For this one precious year, all three of my children would be in the same school, the Mary Hogan Elementary School in … Continue reading

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A Grand Day Out

Our first two weeks in Germany have been focused on settling in – setting up our home, planning for the kids’ school, stocking our cupboards, figuring out how things work. But while most of our time this year will be … Continue reading

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Speaking for the Family

Ruth here: A little over a year ago, while we were still deciding whether to spend a year in Germany, Walter asked, “How old will I be when we’re in Germany?” I told him that he would be five years … Continue reading

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Our First Week

Jason here: Moving your family to a new continent is a very effective way to notice everything you take for granted in your everyday life. The past week has been intense, chaotic, and exhausting, but illuminating about how we live … Continue reading

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