Category Archives: Holidays

Oktoberfest 2017

We suited up in our Bavarian Trachtenmode and headed to Munich for the last weekend of Oktoberfest. The train the crowded, the walk was long, and the beer was, well, we wouldn’t know, because, we couldn’t find a seat to have beer, but it was all worth it because we met our dear friends, Sacha and Aigulle. Oh, and Rainier got to ride a pony!

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Ushering in 2017 in London

The first leg of “Granny and Jacques Come to Europe” began in London. Despite us all arriving on different flights at different airports and at different times, we defeated the challenges of no cell phone service, flight delays, and shuttle mishaps and ended our long long days with a spot of tea at our Peckham Airbnb.



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Christmas 2016

Christmas eve 2016: everyone in the family is throwing up. (Rainier and his posse at the krippe passed around some horrible stomach virus)

Christmas 2016: I’m frantically cleaning the house before our Dec. 26 departure to meet Granny and Paran in London.  (I will disclose here that they both still ended up catching the damn virus)

We did manage to throw together a little Christmas magic for Rainier.

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