childhood memories

We Got a Swimmer

August 11, 2013

I learned to swim pretty early. My dad taught my brother and me to swim when we were about 5, in the outdoor pool in our German country house we would spend every weekend. I didn’t know that he was a terrible swimmer and just stood on the bottom of the pool the whole time. […]

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Remembering Christmas and Winter in Germany

December 12, 2010

I just came across some pictures of German winter scenes, Christmas markets, and Christmas ornaments I grew up with. Made me all nostalgic about my childhood in Germany. I didn’t like the cold weather, but loved Christmas time. My mom would decorate the house, we always had a huge, real Christmas tree in the living […]

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