Poland Pilgrimage Beginnings

We arrived into Poland to start the pilgrimage.  You might ask what is a pilgrimage.  I wasn’t quite sure what a pilgrimage was before we started either but after several days it has been fun and interesting.  Everyday we do Mass at a special church or chapel along the way.  We have also visited a lot of…

Bowling in the Czech Republic

Well who would have thought that we would be bowling as a family in the Czech Republic.  Nanna Sue picked out a hotel from the internet and hit the jackpot.  The Jan Marie Hotel and it has been great ! We had a great dinner, Mikey played on the slide and swing set and then…

Fine Finish for Two Fabulous Daughters

Erin and Haley finished in style.  They biked and ran together most of the way.  In fact they were so close at one point on the bikes that Erin got a 5 minute penalty for being too close (3 bike lengths instead of 5 bike lengths, the Austrians were very strict in all parts of…

Poland Pilgrimage

Well our family if off to Europe for an interesting adventure.  Our main purpose of the visit is to visit Poland and do a pilgrimage with our church.  That starts this coming Tuesday. Today I am in Vienna Austria to help support Haley and Erin in a half Ironman.  They call it Ironman 70.3 and…

Maschsee Lake Festival – Hannover Germany

Nana Sue and I decided to visit Haley this August of 2014.  We love Germany and it is probably my most favorite country to visit in the world.  (Dublin is my most favorite City in the world to visit though). Haley has an apartment very close to the city center and we stayed there all…

Hannover Palace Gardens

One of the most beautiful places I visited during my visit to Hannover was the Hannover Palace gardens. At several of the museums we visited we found that there was a common King between Germany and England for about 130 years. This was due to Queen Ann not having any children and one of her…

Leaning to Stucco for Mr. Handyman

Today we visited a Buddha Stuka Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. This temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is over 1400 years old. It is located in a part of Nepal called Little Tibet. There were removing the old stucco and applying new stucco. They have been doing this for over 1400 years so…