I ran to the grocery store today to get some onions for the homemade spaghetti sauce I’m making for dinner, and the trip took me by a Hardees restaurant. The guy behind the counter was obviously on his first day. Let me try to recreate the experience for you … The group in line before […]
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Zweibrucken translates to “two bridges,” and is a city about 15 minutes south of Schmitshausen, near the border to France. It’s a small town with some attractions of a larger one. Specifically, they have one of the largest and most beautiful Rose Gardens I’ve ever seen. No, really. The website (http://www.europas-rosengarten.de/) claims they have 11 […]
The first thing we did was visit the local garden shop (Hanns Gartnerie), where I finally bought my very own German gnome. I christened him Gordie. Gordie the German Garden Gnome. He’s colorless at the moment, but not only is he a bonafied German gnome, he’ll be a project, and he was 1/2 off … […]
Today, we chilled, as per the title. We didn’t wake up until 9 AM, and even then we guzzled several cups of coffee before we even thought about what to do. Shea and Drew had both gone to work today, so we were without a car. Thus we were reduced to wandering around Schmitshausen, population […]
Day Three was filled with travel, lots of it. And by travel, I mean sitting on our asses in a car. That’s because we drove 4 hours to the birthplace of Gnomes: Grafenroda. But first, we stopped in Mainz, Germany, to visit the Gutenburg Museum. Contrary to popular belief, this is not a museum to […]