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Rhine, Wine and Castles

Looking out from the ruins of Heidelberg castle , perched in the hillside, there is a wonderful view of the town of Heidelberg, the Neckar Valley and the Neckar River as it heads towards the Rhine. 726 more words

Beautiful Places

Still looking for Karl

Last week I was visiting Trier on a business trip.Trier is a lovely town in the Moselle wine region of Germany close to the border with Luxembourg, with quite a few claims to fame including being the birthplace of Karl Marx. 642 more words


Race #1 of the season: Course des 3 côtes, Nouilly

Before they proceed to the main part of this post, the Ninja Turtle and GodzillaPin would like to wish their readers Happy Chinese New Year! May the year of the Goat/Sheep bring you all happiness, prosperity, success, abundance, wealth, joy, good grades at school, great progress at work, etc etc etc. 720 more words


Specificity - Or Something Close to It

Training by specificity is a very fancy and technical way of saying “you get better at something by practising, and the more you do it, the better you get”. 613 more words


In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

After weeks of bad weather today it was finally sunny. Time to find those walking shoes and go out for a nice walk. Hubby was attending a soccer game, Mr. 193 more words


Mariage de François Schmitt et de Elisabeth Grosse

One of my favorite online resources for French records is Archives de la Moselle.

Many of my Schmitt ancestors hail from the village of Hellimer in Moselle, Lorraine, France.  829 more words


The Rhine by Goronwy Rees

Goronwy Rees was a Welsh academic and journalist. He was something of a household name in the 1960s and 1970s, partly for his writing, but mainly because he had a tangential role in exposing the Cambridge spy ring and Anthony Blunt’s role in it. 412 more words