Category Archive: Friends

Calzone at Pizzeria Balognett

Calzone at Pizzeria Balognett

After our 6 hour road trip and time in Venice, we headed back to Pizzeria Balognett for a late dinner. This time Melo asked us …

 

Cooking lesson with Franca – Cream Catalana

Cooking lesson with Franca – Cream Catalana

This evening, Franca taught us how to make Cream Catalana. We have tried to make it a couple times at home following her translated recipe, …

 

Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio, Italy

Today, we took a boat ride across Lago di Como – Lake Como to Bellagio. We are blessed with beautiful weather – sunshine and upper …

 

Arrival in Tremezzo, Italia

Arrival in Tremezzo, Italia

Today, we drove from Oberwil, Switzerland to Tremezzo, Italy to begin a week long celebration of my parents 45th wedding anniversary in Italia. First stop …

 

Celebrating Mom and Dad’s 45th Anniversary in Switzerland & Italy

Celebrating Mom and Dad’s 45th Anniversary in Switzerland & Italy

Today, we begin the long journey to get to Switzerland,an  8.5 hour flight on Swiss Air plus my flight from Minneapolis. Upon arrival, we spent …

 

From the Höll Farm Near Korpudalur to West Horses in Þingeyri and on to Bjarnardalur

From the Höll Farm Near Korpudalur to West Horses in Þingeyri and on to Bjarnardalur

We began our day with a little breakfast, chatting with our wonderful host at the Korpudalur hostel. We asked the host the night before to …

 

Spontaneous Hike Near Fresh Mountain Streams, Then Þingeyri

Spontaneous Hike Near Fresh Mountain Streams, Then Þingeyri

Our goal today was to head toward Korpudalur, stopping along the way to enjoy our surroundings – and we certainly did. Before long we had hopped …

 

Ferry to The Puffins

Ferry to The Puffins

Today we made a mad dash from Borgarnes to the ferry from Stykkishólmur to the Westfjords via Flatey. We then made our way to the …

 

Skogafoss, Black Sand and Hello to Joel

Skogafoss, Black Sand and Hello to Joel

Today we made the most of the clouds and drizzle, beginning with a visit to the Skogafoss waterfall right outside our hostel in Skógar. Aaron …

 

Katelyn Celebrates her First Communion

Katelyn Celebrates her First Communion

Katelyn continues in her faith walk as she prepared to celebrate her First Communion this evening. Jesus shared the Passover meal with the disciples in …

 

Jazz and Quintet Ensemble Compete

Jazz and Quintet Ensemble Compete

Today, Zach performed with the Mayer Lutheran High School Jazz band and Quintet Ensemble in the district music competitions. First up was Jazz band. The …

 

Peer Ministry Confirmation Retreat @ Camp Voyageur

Peer Ministry Confirmation Retreat @ Camp Voyageur

Katelyn and Kim attended a Peer Ministry Retreat at Camp Voyageur as part of Katelyn’s confirmation class. 30 grade 7 & 8 students attended the …

 

Happy Birthday, Aaron!! The BIG 40!!

Happy Birthday, Aaron!! The BIG 40!!

Today, Aaron turned 40. Kim, Zach and Katelyn pulled off a surprise birthday party. When Aaron got home from work, he had no clue there …

 

Serve for DC : Paper or Plastic???

Serve for DC : Paper or Plastic???

Today, Katelyn, our friend  – Kelly, and our family had the opportunity to bag groceries at a local grocery store called Mackenthuns for their Dollar …