Although our original train to the airport was cancelled, we were able to get a different one, and arrived safely on time in Malta. Last night we simply relaxed in our vacation apartment. Today we are ready for the beach. Here is the view from the rooftop terrace
Our friends had a party in their Garden and we used it as an excuse to wear our Oktoberfest outfits. So fun to dress up as a family!
Yesterday Meg and I joined our friends Thomas and Ulli for a little hike in Belgium to pick wild blueberries (in German Heidelbeeren); they had discovered a big patch of them while hiking last year. Even though it was a little bit later in the year than peak time, we still managed to find quite a few blueberries.
Meg made muffins today – a recipe out of the cookbook that grandma Felty got her several years ago. They were very tasty! She shared them with some neighbors as well as her fellow scouts.
Thanks Thomas and Ulli for taking us out for some adventure!
This is our fourth first of day school event in Würselen. Spencer is starting the 7th grade. Meg is starting 5th grade. They are both at the same school now, for the next seven years hopefully.
Spencer, Grandpa Dibble, and I woke up early today to play one last round of golf before flying back to Germany. Spencer went with grandpa several times, but I was too busy with packing up the house, so I only made it today. We had great weather, and all had a great time. The highlight was probably Spencer’s 250 yard drive. Thanks for taking us Dave!
Meg has been wanting to learn how to decorate cakes. Our friend Sarah is very good at it, and volunteered to teach her. She made a fantastic lemon cake with raspberry jelly filling. Sarah’s daughter Natalie and their friend Sofia helped a bit as well. To give you an impression of how good the cake was, note that even Spencer liked it, who usually only likes ice cream cake. Thanks Sarah!