It snowed! In Conwy! The first snow I’ve seen here in the four years since we arrived. I woke up at 7:30 AM (which pretty much never happens on the weekend, especially in winter) and had a feeling that made me get out of bed and peek out the window. There, greeting me in the twilight, … Continue reading Snow!
What the hell, Aachen? I thought we were done with winter when the temperatures got into the 60s last week. Well, that photo is actually from two weeks ago — it hasn’t snowed quite that much today (yet) — but you get the idea. When I went out for groceries this afternoon, giant, wet … Continue reading Interminable German Winter
It really feels like winter here these days. It has been cold and snowy, and the Christmas market is in full swing. When I stand in the middle of a crowd of happy people, sipping Gluhwein and looking at my breath in the cold air, it’s hard not to feel cheery. And I love walking … Continue reading Aachen Christmas Market