It’s the beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Deutsch? Klick hier! Pictures/Bilder? C/Klick here/hier! When frosted grass fields greet you in the morning, when pre-dawn fogs replace the smoke of burned leaves, and when your (American) neighbors visit you to carol… then you know, it’s Christmas time around the globe. Even in Tashkent. I am a Christmas guy. I love the smell of […]

We made it!

Deutsch? Klick hier! Pictures/Bilder? C/Klick here/hier! I don’t want to bore you with travel wisdom on e.g. how to move with one five-year and one two year-old. So, to cut a long story short: it’s nerve-wracking, tiresome, mind-numbing, exhausting and – most of all – stressful. We traveled from Dulles to Frankfurt (thank you, Lufthansa, […]

Busy summer

Deutsch? Klick hier! So, we only have about two months left before we are taking off to our next adventure. And, moving a family of four from Arlington to Central Asia is probably not going to be an easy task for us. Here are a few quests we need to master before we can takeoff… […]

I never would have thought that we’d own a fake Christmas tree. Well, now we do.

Deutsch? Klick hier! I have always been a traditionalist when it comes to Christmas decorations. Buying a live tree was an experience for me as a child and has been up until last year when we all went shopping for our (who would have thought) last (for now) real Christmas tree. The smell of a […]