Category Archive: General

Sighignola, Italy

Sighignola, Italy

Melo and Franca helped us find new and different activities to do in the area during our time in Italy. Melo was right … it …

 

Beauty Parlor in Italian

Beauty Parlor in Italian

Well…every trip seems to have at least one very memorable experience that we would all like to forget. Our experience involved frying my mom’s curling …

 

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 …

 

Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Today, we took a long road trip to the other shore of Italy – Venice. My mom’s only request on this trip was to take …

 

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 …

 

Casa Fantasia – our home for the next week…..

Casa Fantasia – our home for the next week…..

We wanted to share what our villa/ home for the next week looks like. It is beautiful. I think it is my favorite one that …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

Down on the Farm….

Down on the Farm….

Zach has been truly blessed with working on the Broll farm with Daniel, the owner and farmer.  Zach milks cows one evening a week with …

 

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 …

 

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 …

 

Zach Ties Flies

Zach Ties Flies

Mayer Lutheran High School offers a J-term each January that gives the students 4 days off their regular course work to study something else that …