Woodpecker

I wasn’t sure if I’d hear it again – the distinctive rattle that for weeks when we first moved to Savannah we could not identify.  It literally shook the house and seemed like maybe the fireplace was falling in.  What could make that reverberating jackhammer sound on the metal chimney pipe. Of course, we soon … Continue reading Woodpecker

Ruhepark

Twenty plus years ago I studied German in college.  What I remember was enough to get my family and I safely through a wonderful family trip to Southwest Germany last month, but there were always words here and there to trip me up. One lovely afternoon we were walking around Titisee, a beautiful lakeside town … Continue reading Ruhepark