Plans Thwarted – KaDeWe, Crooks and Checkpoint Charlie

Today I wake up with a plan (I know, what’s gotten into me?). My plan is to have brunch and go shopping at the KaDeWe – a large and famous department store on… Continue reading

Bloggers Can’t Be Choosers

Today I wake up with a plan. I know, I just used the four-letter “P” word but, I do tend to plan one or two days in advance. Besides, today I’m getting together… Continue reading

In The Middle

I awake this morning and have absolutely no idea where I am. It’s dark. Then again, it’s dark here from about 4:00pm until 7:00am. Tough for a girl from the “Valley of the… Continue reading

Everything Is Beautiful at the Ballet

Tonight is a very exciting night for me. I get to get dressed up like a proper lady and attend the ballet at the Deutsche Opera. While I wanted to bring my perfect… Continue reading

A Wandering Jew in a Christmas Market

After a two-hour nap which I would have preferred to be a three or four-hour nap, I drag myself out of bed. I really feel as if I could sleep the whole night… Continue reading

Northern Lights

This morning’s flight takes off without a hitch. It makes me wonder if American Airlines really part of USAir. And the flight crew? Really nice and friendly. I’m very confused. We land in… Continue reading

Leaping

I did it! I rented out my house, sold my car, and pretty much everything else. What I didn’t sell, I donated to various organizations and individuals. It’s been a challenging couple of… Continue reading

One-Way

You voted and I listened. And unlike many politicians, I’m keeping my campaign promise and heading to Germany. I’ve booked a flight to leave on Saturday. And guess what – it’s a one-way… Continue reading

I’m Dreaming of an Unplanned Christmas

Gutentag! The voting for the fifth Drop Me Anywhere vote is now closed. You have spoken and I’ll be drinking Glüwein within the next couple of weeks. If you didn’t read the article… Continue reading

Yes Virginia, There Is A Mortgage Modification

This was originally posted on my original blog My Own Adventure a few years ago. Like many, I was going through financial challenges and was very close to losing my house (the one… Continue reading