One week!

We made a countdown that hangs in our kitchen. It began in the 30 day range and this morning when Ana, with flare, pulled of the day it revealed that we are a week out from our wedding day! It is all coming together. We are spending a lot of time talking through what needs…

The numbers keep going down in week 35 after lockdown began

On Saturday we loaded up our backpacks with little blankets, bottles of water, our books and a ball for the dogs and set out to walk to Treptower Park. This is a huge park just a 20 minute walk away that is famous for its position along water on one side, its monuments on another,…

22 days and counting!

This morning I thought I would have a few hours before the rains came that are scheduled for all day but at the end of the morning pup walk I felt the sprinkles start to fall faster. We made in just in time before it started fully raining steadily and it hasn’t let up at…

Wedding planning in a pandemic

Exactly one month from today I get to marry an incredible human. Here she is: As you can tell, she is pretty hilarious and awesome. She is adventurous and grounding for me. She is understanding with a huge heart. Her sarcasm is on point and she balances me out well. I could go on and…

Not really lockdown anymore week 32

This week has been a busy week around here! Now that things are opening more and more, we can actually plan a bit of a wedding for our little celebration in 39 day from today! We booked a spot to host about 20 people after our ceremony. We talked to a caterer about food and…

A second dose!

Yesterday I hopped in Sebastian’s car (papa to the kiddo I nanny) to head back to Blankenburg for my second dose of vaccine. The journey there was less epic than my train rides before but still three hours of travel. I hopped out of the car in the village, walked into the doctor’s office and…

Back to lockdown lite….week 31

On Friday we went to a restaurant…in Berlin! It was the first time in almost 8 months that we could and it was allowed and we did it. We made the reservation (you have to have a reservation) and we got our negative tests earlier in the day (you have to have a negative test…

A most significant day….

Today it feels like Spring but not even on the verge of summer. We are back from Serbia fully and both at work on our computers with different things. We are 51 days away from our wedding and trying to figure that all out. Our pups are exhausted still from their adventures while we were…