Karneval Kraziness

Every year our street shuts down and we become trapped on a parade route for the local Karneval celebration. This year 159 floats and bands passed by.  They were filled with costumed men, women, children and animals as they celebrated before the beginning of Lent. Here are a few pictures and videos to summarize the …

October Update

Below you'll find the link to our latest update! We're enjoying our first fall or "Herbst" in Germany. Thanks to all of you that make this possible!! Johnson October Newsletter

Weekend Update

Can Julie cover an entire weekend in a single blog of acceptable length?  Let's find out! Our first Friday in Germany was very eventful!  Fed Ex delivered two boxes, Will slept in until 9:45 AM, and Brice's coworker Marien (who is German) came over to help “show us the ropes.” As well as a wealth …

Teensy Forks

Two of our boxes were delivered on Thursday, our third day in Germany.  I was happy to reunite with my non-metric measuring cups, spoons, and food scale!  After breakfast, I spent some time washing and organizing things in the kitchen.  Have I mentioned that I love the kitchen? Early that afternoon, Brice drove us into …